Seasonality, development and cultural control of the hunting billbug.
Biology, distribution, and taxonomy of billbug turf pests (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
First record of the billbug, Sphenophorus venatus (Say) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Dryophthorinae), on Turfgrass in Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Hunting billbug (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) life cycle and damaging life stages in North Carolina, with notes on other billbug species abundance.
Billbug (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) species composition, abundance, sea sonal activity, and developmental time in Florida.
Additional host plants of four species of billbug found on New Jersey turfgrasses.
inaequalis collected on each sampling date, was subjected to a logarithmic transformation (Zar 1999) before analysis, but actual numbers of billbugs collected each month are presented in Fig.
After 1 mo of billbug confinement, pots were destructively sampled; adult survival, number of larvae, and number of adult feeding notches on plants were recorded.
Susceptibility of Kentucky bluegrass cultivars and selections to infestations of and injury by the bluegrass billbug Sphenophorus parvulus Gyllenhal.
Endophyte-enhanced resistance in perennial ryegrass to the bluegrass billbug, Sphenophorus parvulus.
The hunting billbug, a serious pest of zoysiagrass.
Hunting billbug damage is often misidentified as the effect of drought, dormancy, disease, or another root-feeding insect.
Populations of this billbug have increased over the past 10 to 15 years and it is responsible for extensive turf damage in lawns, golf courses and other landscapes, and a loss of sod production by its primary host grasses.
Several studies have identified resistance to a related species, the bluegrass billbug (Sphenophorus parvulus Gyllenhal) in cultivars of Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.
A similar confined field cage has been used for the bluegrass billbug (Reinert et al.