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Author(s):Duble, Richard
Author Affiliation:Professor, Texas A&M University
Title:Managing turfgrass insects
Source:Texas Turfgrass. Vol. 55, No. 1, Spring 2002, p. 8-14.
# of Pages:7
Publishing Information:College Station, TX: Texas Turfgrass Association, Inc.
Abstract/Contents:Lists "some of the weapons insects have to count man's efforts to control them." Describes different methods man has used to control insect populations including insecticides and biological controls. Discusses insects who's characteristics make them resistant to current control methods. Profiles chinch bugs, their injury symptoms, and current methods of control. Profiles japanese beetle's, their life cycle, and treatment options. Describes the masked chafers life cycle. Details the life cycle of june beetles. Details the history of mole crickets. Discusses current endevors to control mole crickets. Explains a practical method for detecting mole crickets in soil. Describes sod webworm, cutworm, and armyworm life cycles. Discusses when to apply insecticides in a worms life cycle. Also lists "damage symptoms of common turfgrass pest problems and possible causes."
Note:Pictures, color
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Duble, R. 2002. Managing turfgrass insects. Tex. Turfgrass. 55(1):p. 8-14.
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