White Grub And Black Turfgrass Ataenius

  • Continuing the search for biological control of white grubs

    Scientists at the University of Kentucky continue to explore methods of biological control of white grubs, the larvae of scarab beetles. Read this article in the April 2009 issue of the USGA’s Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online.

  • Season-long biological control of black cutworms

    A recently discovered baculovirus offers promise for season-long biological control of this common turfgrass pest. Read this article in the March-April 2008 issue of the USGA Green Section Record.

  • May or June beetles infesting Oklahoma turf

    Identifying the various species of Phyllophaga grubs infesting Oklahoma turf has allowed scientists to develop more precise timing for preventive treatments. Read this article in the November 2007 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • Nematodes for white grub control

    Rutgers University scientists investigate soil effects on nematode suppression of white grubs. Read this article in the March-April 2007 issue of the USGA Green Section Record.