Limonius spp.

Pest description, crop damage and life history


Management-biological, cultural, tactical


Management-chemical control: HOME USE

  • bifenthrin (often as a mix with zeta-cypermethrin)
  • cyfluthrin
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • bifenthrin (Brigade WSB, Capture LFR) at 0.05 to 0.08 lb ai/A in furrow with seed or transplant. REI 12 hr.
  • bifenthrin/Avermectin (Athena) at 0.058 to 0.116 lb ai/A at plant. REI 12 hr.
  • chloropicrin (Telone)-Preplant soil fumigants.
  • diazinon (Diazinon 50W) at 3 to 4 lb ai/A. Broadcast before planting and incorporate into the top 4 to 8 inches. REI 2 days.