Acoustic Detection of Arthropod Infestation of Grape Roots : Scouting for Grape Root Borer ( Lepidoptera : Sesiidae )

  • W ILLIAM R. S ANDERS, R. W. M ANKIN, +1 author L UKASZ L. S TELINSKI
  • Published 2011
The grape root borer, Vitacea polistiformis Harris, is the principal pest of grapes ( Vitis spp. L.) in Florida where chlorpyrifos is 1 of the few chemicals registered for its control. However, chlorpyrifos is not an ideal treatment because it is highly toxic to birds, fish, aquatic invertebrates, and honeybees. Also, the recommended timing of application… CONTINUE READING