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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: August 2020

Adult peaks and more larvae building up in Virginia

ABW update for August 25, 2020 in Virginia – Adult peaks and more larvae are building up

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Where are the Annual Bluegrass Weevils in the Mid-Atlantic?

The 2020 year has been one of uncertainties in many areas and it’s true for annual bluegrass weevils (ABW) as well.

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ABW larvae abound: Is this the 2nd summer generation?

Annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) larvae seem to be popping up in many places across New Jersey. It seems rather early for larvae of the 3rd ABW generation (the 2nd summer generation) to already start causing damage.

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WeevilTrak Update for August 11, 2020

I was just telling a superintendent the other day that 2020 has been the quietest annual bluegrass weevil year that I can remember. However, the last 10 to 14 days have produced the most S.O.S. calls of the year, and probably more insecticide applications out of desperation.

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ABW update for July 31, 2020 in Virginia – It’s all about the new adults

As of the last week of July, we are seeing a mix of ABW life stages from small larvae to adults at our three Virginia WeevilTrak courses.

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