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Chafer Grubs (Phyllopertha spp)

Category: Turf Pests

Chafer grubs are white, fleshy grubs with brown heads and 3 pairs of legs on the front segments. Grubs live for 1-3 years before adult beetles emerge. Patches of dead or dying grass similar to that caused by leatherjackets are caused by the grubs. Most soil types.

Merit® Turf Controls chafer grubs and leatherjackets in managed amenity turf situations.

[ last update: Wednesday, August 20, 2008 ]