Maximising control of scarab grubs

The larvae of numerous species of soil scarabs are the most widespread and destructive of all root-feeding insects. There are at least 12 scarab pest species of grasslands and turfgrass in Australia, but probably five which are more common than some of the others. The following information on the lifecycle of these species is from “Pest Management of Turfgrass for Sport and Recreation”1.

Click here for more information from Jyri Kaapro, Development Specialist (Turf/IVM), Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd.

 

 

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