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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 12:00 am    Post subject: Bug id Reply with quote

Hi All,

Would anyone know if this is a vine weevil please.

Thanks

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It does look like one, but have you a better picture?
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yeh deffo a vine weevil
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Def a vine weevil.
Try catching the adults with an upturned pot stuffed with straw. Adults will hide in the cozy straw in the day, remove it and dispose of appropriatley.
Nematode timing is coming up at the start of September when the larvae are active. Should help to reduce populoations.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Gardenman,

Again my thanks for your kind assistance.
Will do as you advice.

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