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Welcome to the WeevilTrak℠ blog, offering you updates about annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) from industry leading researchers. This blog will provide you with timely ABW activity across the north east as well as advice on scouting and controlling them using the Optimum Control Strategy.

Archive: July 2015

Change of direction in resistant ABW management?

You might remember that this past spring we were testing the standard adulticides and larvicides on four golf courses with pyrethroid resistance levels of about 2x, 30x, 100x and 300x compared to our most susceptible population at the Rutgers Hortfarm II.

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Overlapping of Life Cycles with Heat and Moisture Stress is Upon Us

June brought a lot of rainfall for the Mid-Atlantic region. There were a number of golf courses in the Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia corridor that recorded more than 12 inches of rainfall from June 2 through July 15, with some as high as 18 inches.

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Looking back to look forward in ABW Management in 2015

2015 has been a wacky year for weather and in turn, insects. The benign conditions have allowed insect pests, including Annual Bluegrass Weevil (ABW), to hang on longer than normally anticipated.

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