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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: June 2019

June 18 ABW update from Virginia

Adult annual bluegrass weevil activity increased significantly over the past two weeks on greens and in soap flushes at two of the three Virginia golf courses sampled. Dr. Tom Kuhar provides an update.

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1st generation complete?

The first generation is coming to a close in most parts of central and western Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio. Although many courses have reported seeing a significant amount of larvae still present despite much of the populations in these areas advancing into or beyond pupae and teneral adults.

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In central and northern New Jersey ABW Spring generation close to complete

In central and northern New Jersey, it is about time to start scouting for the adults of the annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) spring generation. Populations are primarily around the pupal stage right now, but an increasing number of new still reddish adults are starting to show up.

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High numbers, damage and now more adults

Steve McDonald shares an update on ABW damage that he's seeing in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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ABW: The Next Generation

The busiest time of the year for ABW has officially started. Sites in both the northern and southern areas if North Carolina have started showing moderate damage in the last few weeks.

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ABW activity in Virginia – June 4, 2019

Dr. Tom Kuhar gives an update on ABW activity heating up in Virginia

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