FILE - This July 6, 2006 file photo released by the University of Illinois' Dixon Springs Agricultural Center shows Japanese beetles chewing on the silk of an ear of corn at the center near Simpson, ... more 
FILE - This July 6, 2006 file photo released by the University of Illinois' Dixon Springs Agricultural Center shows Japanese beetles chewing on the silk of an ear of corn at the center near Simpson, Ill. The St., Louis Post- Dispatch reports Tuesday, July 26, 2011, that Japanese beetles have been striking Missouri and Illinois with full force, eating its way through rose bushes and tomato plants and now threatening major crops like corn and soybeans. (AP Photo/University of Illinois' Dixon Springs Agricultural Center, Ron Hines, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By University of Illinois' Dixon Springs Agricultural Center, Ron Hines, File
Tue, Jul 26, 2011 2:25 PM EDT