Golf courses are especially susceptible to white grubs
because the highly groomed grass is a virtual smorgasbord for the insects, Klein explains.
Irrigation and nitrogen fertilization effects on white grub
injury to Kentucky bluegrass and tall fescue turf.
It protects the crop against early season damage and stand loss caused by cutworms, wireworms, seed corn maggots, white grubs
, chinch bugs, flea beetles and numerous other pests.
In recent decades, white grubs
(Coleoptera: Melolonthidae) have become a serious problem in soybean crops Glycine max (L.
vernalis in Connecticut had not been monitored since the 1950 USDA survey and tiphiid wasp parasitoids of white grubs
had been considered rare in Connecticut (Abbey 2001).
5,264,364 for a novel Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) gene that produces a protein that controls both corn rootworms and white grubs
, two of the agricultural community's most damaging pests.
Tiny microphones are being used to eavesdrop on the white grubs
which live in buried rotting wood.
Also present are fat white grubs
of various sizes, pupae of many insect species, awaiting metamorphosis into the winged phase.
Q I emptied my summer containers and found lots of white grubs
had been eating the roots.
When I dug them out I found 1cm long plump, creamy white grubs
in the compost.
You will probably find large white grubs
- vine weevil larvae.
Examine forming raspberry fruits late in the month for greyish depressed druplets and the presence of tiny white grubs
- signs of infestation by the raspberry beetle.