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Root weevils in the nursery and landscape

Jack D. DeAngelis

Root weevils in the nursery and landscape

identification and control

by Jack D. DeAngelis

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beetles -- Control -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Black vine weevil -- Control -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Ornamental shrubs -- Diseases and pests -- Control -- Northwest, Pacific.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.D. DeAngelis, G. Garth.
    SeriesEC -- 1485., Extension circular (Oregon State University. Extension Service) -- 1485.
    ContributionsGarth, Gary., Oregon State University. Extension Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17696234M

      The snout weevils came from the nursery. Three of my plants didn’t make it. But, three survived. On the ones that survived, I caught the grubs before serious damage was done. I used the Bayer Systemic also. In a landscape the weevils will head for manfredas and beschnornias before trying to attack an agave. For more information about drought tolerant landscaping, please see A Homeowner's Guide to Outdoor Water Use. For more information on native plants gardening, please see our Native Plant Workshops section. To help choose the right drought tolerant plants for .

    Table 1. Appearance of honey locust pod gall midge, Dasineura gleditchiae, egg deposition and pod formation at various Oregon sites from through Monitoring. For more accurate application timing, monitor honey locust trees in nursery and landscape sites beginning in early spring and throughout the growing season to note appearance of eggs deposited on buds and new foliage by. Researchers recently developed a mass rearing system for the black vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) and strawberry root weevil (Otiorhynchus ovatus) and now are able to conduct controlled experiments to study their biology and to develop chemical and biological management systems.

      The GardenWeb Glossary of Botanical Terms currently contains terms relating to botany, gardening, horticulture and landscape architecture and is regularly updated. Plant Diagnostics Database This diagnostic database contains information about many common Missoula County plants, and the pests and diseases which affect them. Pest: Black Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus Fabricius)Order: ColeoptetraFamily: Curculionidae Hosts: Primarily a problem in the landscape on taxus and rhododendron. It can also be found on several other broad-leaved evergreens including azalea, mountain laurel (Kalmia), and Euonymus.


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Root weevils in the nursery and landscape: Identification and control [Jack D DeAngelis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Jack D DeAngelis. Some adult weevils survive our mild winters and are found in early spring. We do not fully understand how impor-tant these overwintered weevils are, but they EC • January $ Root Weevils in the Nursery and Landscape Identification and control J.D.

DeAngelis and G. Garth Jack D. DeAngelis, Extension entomolo-gist, Oregon State. For more information on root weevils in general refer to the Pacific Northwest Pest Management Handbook, The Pacific Northwest Nursery IPM and The American Rhododendron Society website.

The least toxic method to control weevils is to treat them in the. (Source: Root Weevils in the Nursery and Landscape; Identification and Control, by J. DeAngelis and G. Garth, ECOregon State University Extension Service).

The extension bulletin from the Washington State University Extension website has an excellent list of resistant Rhododendron varieties. Root weevils are the most important insect pests of woody ornamentals in the Pacific Northwest. Resource Type: Technical Report; Date Available: T+; Date Issued: ; Non-Academic Affiliation: Oregon State University.

Agricultural Experiment Station; Series: Extension circular (Oregon State University. Extension. Family name: Curculionoidea Size: Varies, 1/4″ and up Color: Root weevils in the nursery and landscape book or brown, beetles have a snout Introduction: Root weevils are a large group of snout-nosed insects that are exceedingly frustrating and elusive in the garden.

They are typically active at night and hide in the soil or beneath plants during the day, which makes them tricky to spot. Controlling a Major Nursery and Landscape Pest The black vine weevil (BVW), Otiorhynchus sulcatus (Fabricius), is a flightless insect in the family Curculionidae. In the United States, black vine weevils were first noted in in Massachusetts.

With more open markets and trade worldwide, the black vine weevil has been shipped to nurseries and. Plant Injury by Root Weevils Leaf notching by the adults is the only injury that is easily observed. Several kinds of plants may be fed upon by each of the different kinds of root weevils and two or more kinds of root weevils may be present in a garden.

Searching the plants at night is the best means to determine what species is present. Finally, adult black weevils give plants a ragged appearance by notching the edges of leaves while feeding.

This article is an update to my earlier review of black vine weevil biology (Cowles, ), and suggests practical approaches for managing this pest in nursery and landscape settings. Management in Container-grown Nurseries.

However, the real damage is done by the vine weevil's larvae: creamy-white grubs that are curled up into C-shape and have a light brown to start with, they grow to about 1 cm in size and in order to do so, they feed on roots. While in the open ground there usually seem to be enough natural enemies to stop them doing serious damage, the lack of those predators in pots is lethal for.

Root weevils are beetles, but they start life under the soil as larvae feeding on plant roots, often doing tremendous damage.

Adult root weevils climb up the plants to feed on their leaves—you may notice notches along leaf edges. Bushes and trees that can be victimized include azalea, hemlock, lilac, privet, rhododendron, spruce, yew and many.

root weevils don’t fly, even a short distance is sufficient.2 Don’t Bring Weevils Home Root weevils are “commonly trans-ported as larvae [grubs] in nursery stock.”7 When you bring new plants home for your garden, you may want to keep them isolated until you’re sure that no weevils came with the new plants.

Isolating new plants with a bar. Adult cypress weevils feed on the bark of host twigs or young seedlings, which can result in twig or seedling mortality. Eggs are apparently laid in niches on the roots, root collar, or trunk of weakened, injured or fallen stems and stumps.

Larvae tunnel in both the phloem and the xylem of the trunk or roots (HopkinsBaker and Bambara ). Vine weevil. Vine weevil is an insect that can feed on a wide range of ornamental plants and fruits, especially those grown in containers. Adult vine weevils eat leaves and the grubs eat roots.

american nursery & landscape association Table 12— Height or spread relationship to number of canes and spread of roots or root ball diameter—. Includes.

Black vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) Rough strawberry root weevil (O. rugosostriatus) Strawberry root weevil (O. ovatus). Pest description and crop damage Black vine weevil (BVW) is probably the most common weevil to infest strawberries, but the strawberry root weevil (SRW) and rough strawberry root weevil (RSRW) are also pests.

Adult weevils are mm long, depending on the. Turn Your Passion Into Profit Propagate Plants Like a Pro start welcome Rooting Cuttings Become Amazingly Successful Learn all of the tips and tricks to getting those roots growing and making your landscape dreams a reality.

Growing Plants Cash in on Your Passion Get the inside information you need to turn your passion into profits [ ]. Agave experts, growers, and pest management specialists advise drenching the soil around healthy agaves with a systemic insecticide containing imidacloprid.* Untreated agaves are at high risk of infestation.

If treated early enough, an infested agave may survive. The agave snout-nosed weevil is a half-inch-long black beetle with a downward-curving proboscis that enables it to pierce an agave.

For more information on root weevils in general refer to the Pacific Northwest Pest Management Handbook, The Pacific Northwest Nursery IPM. This handbook is intended as a tool for making decisions regarding the control and management of important insect pests in the Pacific Northwest.

Originally, it was written for commercial growers, county extension agents, consultants, field and nursery staff, and chemical industry representatives. However, if you’ve got damaged yews nearby, the chances are good that you’re dealing with black vine weevils. The adult form is fairly easy to spot and the damage is conspicuous, but the real trouble starts with their larvae.

Since they burrow in the soil and feed on roots underground, getting rid of black vine weevils can be difficult.Both weevils are collectively referred to as root weevils because the larvae of both species feed on plant roots.

Plants Attacked and Damage: The black vine weevil feeds on ornamental plants both as an adult and as an immature (i.e., larva). Adult black vine weevils feed on over identified species of woody and herbaceous plants.Root rot- one way to check to see if your tree has root rot is to pull upward on the tree to see if it starts to pull out of the ground easily.

If it does and the root ball is mostly gone, your Blue Atlas Cedar may be suffering from root rot and means the roots may not be functioning anymore.