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The Mexican rice borer was first identified in Louisiana in 2008. Since that time, the insect has continued its eastward trek into the Louisiana sugar industry. In 2016, the Mexican rice borer was identified in West Baton Rouge parish. For more detailed control of the Mexican Rice borer, access the Sugarcane Insect Control Guide.
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