Seasons of Activity
All Year Round.
Areas of Plant Affected
Key Distinguishing Feature
The adult beetle brown in colour has a distinct bill or snout which can be approximately 10mm long.
The billbug are soil dwelling insects that can cause severe damage to the turfgrass. The adult beetle has a distinct bill or snout which can be approximately 10 mm long. The larva or grub which causes the most damage, is legless and grows to about 10 mm in length, is white with a yellowish brown head. The larva or grub feed on the grass roots.
Key Products for Control:
Acelepryn Liquid - 15mL/100sqm in 6-10Ltrs water, then water into soil.
Acelepryn GR - 1.5Kg/100sqm then water into soil.
Recruit - 25ml/100sqm
Rumbler - 12-44mL/100sqm