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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 2021

Northern North Carolina sites seeing the most ABW action

In areas historically hit hard by annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) activity and damage in North Carolina, June and July have been fairly quiet this year. But this has varied depending on location.

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ABW stages all over the place in central and northern New Jersey

With the warm weather we have had in the region, annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) stages and generations have continued to advance quickly.

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ABW larvae showing up in full force

After a quiet late June and early July, ABW larvae have shown up in full force in mid-to-late July 2021.

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Is it Weevil damage?

It has continued to be a relatively quiet annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) summer. But I received several calls earlier in the month from superintendents who suspected that they had some breakthroughs on tees and collars. It's critical at this time of the year to determine whether chlorosis or the early onset of a potential problem is due to insect feeding or something else.

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Mostly adult activity occurring in Virginia – early July

As of July 1, 2021, we are seeing only moderate-to-low ABW densities and detecting mostly adults at Blacksburg Country Club, but reproduction is most certainly occurring.

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