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Author(s):Gordon, F. C.; Potter, D. A.
Author Affiliation:University of Kentucky
Title:Efficacy of Japanese beetle traps as an urban pest management tactic
Source:Kentucky Turfgrass Research. 1985, p. 53.
Publishing Information:Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Popillia japonica; Insect traps; Pest control; Insect control; Grubs; Attractants; Landscape gardening; Defoliation
Abstract/Contents:Experiments in 1984 showed that single Japanese beetle traps were not effective in reducing defoliation of plants in the urban landscape, and, in fact, nearly always resulted in more damage than occurred without a trap. Grub populations were neither increased nor decreased in the presence of traps. In 1985 we tested seven different multiple trap arrangements, but none afforded any degree of plant protection. Most arrangements again resulted in more defoliation than occurred without traps. It was concluded that Japanese beetle attractant traps are not an effective pest management tactic for protecting landscape plants.
Language:English
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Gordon, F. C., and D. A. Potter. 1985. Efficacy of Japanese beetle traps as an urban pest management tactic. KY. Turfgrass Res. p. 53.
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