Pest Alert №4 — Japanese Beetles

Image 1. Andy Dauksas, GCS, Glen Oak CC, holds an iridescent Japanese beetle. A grower with a steady hand. Settle, Jun 14, 2021
Image 2. Japanese beetles love to eat about 350 different kinds of plants in the landscape. Here we check one of the all-time favorites of basil (roses are another). Settle, Jul 14, 2021
Image 3. No signs of feeding (skeletonizing of leaves) which is good news. It means current populations are low and whether or not that continues = requires scouting. Settle, Jul 14, 2021

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CDGATurfgrassProgram

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Dedicated researchers and turf pathologists working for golf course superintendents in the Chicago area.