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
  • pyrethrins (as a mix with azadirachtin) -Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • Chenopodium ambrosioides extract (Requiem 25EC) at 4 to 6 pints formulated product per acre, soil application. REI 4 hr. OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • chloropicrin (Telone)-Preplant.
  • chlorpyrifos (Lorsban 4E) at 2.75 lb ai/a as pre-plant incorporation for direct seeded or transplanted. PHI 21 days. REI 24 hr. RESTRICTED USE IN OREGON.
  • diazinon (Diazinon 50W) at 3 to 4 lb ai/a. Broadcast just before planting and incorporate in to top 4 to 8 inches. REI 3 days.