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Controlling Billbug Grubs in Lawns

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Pub. Date: 2014
CIS 1204

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This publication describes symptoms and control strategies for billbug grubs (larvae) in Idaho lawns. Nonchemical strategies include growing grass varieties that are resistant to billbug feeding and applying certain nematodes or a fungus that attacks and kills the grubs. Chemical controls include contact and systemic insecticides. Authors: Thomas Salaiz, Stephan L. Love, Edward J. Bechinski

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