Cutworms and armyworms: Injury and damage

Black cutworm injury: Stand loss due to black cutworm, <em />Agrotis ipsilon, feeding.Black cutworm injury: Stand loss due to black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon, feeding.
Cutworms, like the black cutworm, can cause extensive early-season damage to soybean by cutting plants. However, some cutting can be tolerated because other plants will grow into the void, thereby compensating for the loss.