Tag: annual bluegrass weevil

Syngenta upgrades its annual bluegrass weevil monitoring system

March 5, 2019 By
Syngenta updated WeevilTrak, its annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) monitoring system with new courses, researchers and control recommendations. “ABW activity is spreading to new locations, so we want to ensure WeevilTrak is evolving to meet the needs of superintendents through more ...

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Annual bluegrass weevil damage (Photo: Katherine Diehl)

A lesser of two weevils?

The annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) can inflict severe damage on annual bluegrass (Poa annua) fairways, greens and collars. Because the ABW showcases a strong preference for annual bluegrass over creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera), we hypothesized that manipulating traditional insecticide programs ...

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Dow: MatchPoint Insecticide

June 28, 2017 By
MatchPoint® insecticide is the latest innovation in annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) larvae control. With the power of spinosad and a new lignin technology, golf course superintendents now have the freedom to make applications during a time that works for their ...

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Sniffing out ABWs: Using pooches to find a pest

February 18, 2016 By
Over the span of nearly half a century, the annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) or “Hyerodes weevil” (Listronotus maculicollis), has become the most important insect pest of golf course turfgrass in the northeastern U.S. and eastern Canada. The last decade has brought ...

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Scent-detecting canines help sniff out annual bluegrass weevil

November 13, 2015 By
The annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) is the most destructive insect pest of golf course turf in the mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States and eastern Canadian provinces. The insect is believed to be native to North America, yet damaging populations continue ...

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Photos: Golfdom Staff

Syngenta 2015 Innovation Day Photo Parade

April 15, 2015 By
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