Clover root weevil in the South Island: detection, response and current distribution

@article{Phillips2007CloverRW,
  title={Clover root weevil in the South Island: detection, response and current distribution},
  author={C. Phillips and M. Mcneill and S. Hardwick and C. Vink and J. Kean and D. Bewsell and C. Ferguson and L. Winder and I. Iline and M. Barron and B. Stuart},
  journal={New Zealand Plant Protection},
  year={2007},
  volume={60},
  pages={209-216}
}
Sitona lepidus had spread throughout the North Island of New Zealand by 2005, and was first detected in the South Island in January 2006 when one individual was found at Harewood, Christchurch. Intensive sampling during February 2006 recovered only two additional specimens. Several specimens were recovered from a separate Christchurch location in August 2006. Localised S. lepidus populations were discovered near Richmond, Nelson, in April 2006 and in Rai Valley in May 2006. A website… Expand
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