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Argentine stem weevil larvae

Scientific name: Listronotus bonariensis

Argentine stem weevil adult

Scientific name: Listronotus bonariensis

AgPest Alert – 1st November 2018

Consider Argentine stem weevil in pasture/crop establishment Region: Northland, Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Waikato, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Manawatu-Whanganui, Wellington. Argentine stem weevil is building up in the North Island …

AgPest Alert – 1st October

Consider growing forage crops to combat summer grasses. Region: Northland, Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Waikato, Taranaki. If your run-out pasture was infested with summer-active grass weeds last summer, consider growing …

AgPest Alert – 1st September

Spring pasture renewal or renovation after grass grub/porina damage? Region: Gisborne, Hawke’s Bay, Taranaki, Manawatu, Whanganui, Wellington, Marlborough, Nelson/Tasman, West Coast, Canterbury, Otago, Southland For spring sowing or renovating pastures …

AgPest alerts: March 1st

Hi there. Thanks for being an AgPest subscriber. We’re moving to a different email provider for our AgPest alerts and while this changeover happens, we’ve combined¬†three alerts for early March …

Select for endophytes when ordering grass seed

When ordering grass seed select suitable endophytes and check that the endophyte you select has been assessed in the grass variety you order. In ryegrass, AR1 and AR37, and diploids …

Hold off on sowing grasses to avoid Argentine stem weevil threat.

Argentine stem weevil is a significant threat to seedling grasses, even those infected with endophyte, at this time of year. This also applies to cereal and maize crops. If it …

Argentine stem weevil numbers building

Argentine stem weevil is building up in the North Island and will need to be considered in pasture and crop establishment. Insecticide coated seed may be a viable control option …

Ordering grass seed? Select suitable endophytes.

When ordering grass seed select suitable endophytes and check that the endophyte you select has been assessed in the grass variety you order. In ryegrass, AR1 and AR37, and diploids …