Clover root weevil ( Sitona lepidus ) in New Zealand : the story so far

@inproceedings{Eerens2005CloverRW,
  title={Clover root weevil ( Sitona lepidus ) in New Zealand : the story so far},
  author={J. P. J. Eerens and Stephen R. Hardwick and Philippa J. Gerard},
  year={2005}
}
The rapid spread of clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus) (CRW) since its introduction in the early 1990s, threatens the competitive advantage of New Zealand’s pastoral industry. When CRW was discovered, it had already spread too far for containment. The insect’s distribution currently covers the North Island and there is no reason to prevent its spread ultimately throughout NZ. With no competing species, CRW is more damaging in NZ than in its native Europe. Clover root weevil affects white… CONTINUE READING

Figures and Tables from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 12 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 REFERENCES

The quest for biological control of the clover root weevil and the importance of ecotypes

S. L. Goldson, M. R. McNeill, J. R. Proffitt, P. J. Gerard, C. B. Phillips
  • Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Grassland Invertebrate Ecology 8:
  • 2004
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Insights into clover root weevil larval feeding

P. J. Gerard, D. L. Hackell, B. E. Willoughby
  • Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Grassland Invertebrate Ecology 8: 49-57.
  • 2004
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

Selection of pasture legumes for tolerance of clover root weevil

J. R. Crush, B. M. Cooper, +4 authors L. T. Davis
  • Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Grassland Invertebrate Ecology 8:
  • 2004
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS

The effect of autumn plant host removal on abundance of the clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus) and white clover seedling establishment

N. L. Bell, P. J. Addison, F. J. Kettlewell, T. M. Eden
  • Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Grassland
  • 2004
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

Towards a fungal biopesticide for c lover root weevil

T. R. Glare, B .E. Willoughby, T. L. Nelson, D. J. Wilson, T. M. Eden
  • Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Grassland Invertebrate Ecology 8: 112- 117.
  • 2004
VIEW 1 EXCERPT