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Vine Weevil Workshop conference proceedings, 6th June 1994, venue: Rochester, Kent by Vine Weevil Workshop (1994 Rochester, Kent)

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Statementconference organiser: Louise Labuschagne.
ContributionsLabuschagne, Louise.
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Open LibraryOL21429366M

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BUYING VINE WEEVIL NEMATODES - to our knowledge only one "brand" of nematodes are available in the UK for the amateur gardener, Nemasys, which is distributed by Becker Underwood. The effect of this is that prices are very similar amongst the retailers, about £ with postage and packing for a small pack (enough for up to pots). Black vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) is an insect native to Europe but common in North America as well. It is a pest of many garden plants. Overview. The adult weevil is matte black with fused wing covers, and is unable to fly. It feeds at night on the outer edges of leaves, causing the leaves to have a notched margin. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Vine Weevil. Mitt. a. d. Biol. Bundesanst. Cowles, R. S. Several methods reduce insecticide use in control of black vine weevils. Frontiers Plant Sci. 49(2): Cowles, R. S. Protecting container-grown crops from black vine weevil larvae with bifenthrin. Get this from a library! Second International Workshop on Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus Sulcatus Fabr.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): at the Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry (BBA) in Braunschweig, Germany, from May 21 to [David V Alford; International Workshop on Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus Sulcatus Fabr.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) (2,

The black weevil of the vine is about 1/5-inch long and mostly black in color. It is slightly larger than the strawberry root weevil, but the two are difficult to distinguish. The larvae of the black weevil on the vine feed on the roots of the target plant. Black Vine Weevils Facts, Identification, & Control Scientific Name. Otiorhynchus sulcatus. Appearance What Do They Look Like? Size: Approximately 12 mm in length and ovoid in shape. Characteristics: The antennae of these weevils feature elbows, their wings bear small pits, and they possess short snouts. Color: They range from brown to gray in color and are covered with tiny hairs. Q What are vine weevils?. A Vine weevils (Otiorhyncus sulcatus) are brownish-black insects, around 1cm long, with jointed antennae and pale-brown flecks on their aphids, the females do not need males to reproduce, so it only takes one weevil to start an infestation. The larvae are plump, creamy-white and maggot-like, up to 9mm long. Black vine weevils are particularly troublesome pests of landscapes, marring plants, eating buds and even killing vegetation from the ground up. Black vine weevil damage can be extensive, but they can be managed if you’ve got enough black vine weevil information.

Vine weevils eat a wide variety of fruits and ornamental plants, both indoors and outdoors, but they are particularly drawn to those grown in containers and those with succulent stems and leaves. In fact, there are few plants that are completely resistant to vine weevils. The black vine weevil, Otiorhynchus sulcatus, also known as the taxus weevil, feeds on a wide range of ornamental plants but is most destructive in its larval stage to yew, hemlock, rhododendron, and several other broad-leaved evergreens as well as to some greenhouse plants such as asters, cyclamens, and an adult it has a wide host range to include both deciduous and herbaceous. The black vine weevil is a little larger than the strawberry root weevil but the two are difficult to tell apart. Adult weevils feed at night on many different plants. The black vine weevil larvae feed on the target plant’s roots. The biology and habits are likely similar to those of . The vine weevil is a tiny root-eating grub capable of devastating damage underground. It can cause plants to yellow, wilt and eventually keel over as the last roots have been gnawed through. If you think you’ve got vine weevil in the garden take action now to safeguard your plants from this pernicious pest.