Japanese Beetles Spotted.

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by heritage, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. heritage

    heritage LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Hi Folks,

    Well here I am around 950 GDD and I saw my 1st Jap Beetle Adult today. This little critter must have been in it's own warmer micro-climate, as not expected until 1027 GDD.

    Last season it was a tank mix of Onyx (bifenthrin) and Merit 75WSP.

    This season I rotate to my Favorite (Orthene) and Merit 75 WSP.

    I prefer the Organophosphate with the Imidacloprid, for these Leaf Eating Machenes.

    Central and North Jersey guys...Get Ready.

    North of us.....They are coming.

  2. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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    thanks pete for the heads up. i have not seen them yet.
  3. heritage

    heritage LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,289

    You are welcome Ant.

    Later this week you should see some on the Rose and Lindens.

    Keep me posted.

  4. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    Japanese beetles. Not here in Michigan 650 Gdd. So far.
  5. k911lowe

    k911lowe LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 526

    call out the air force.the Japs are at it again.they're making cars now huh?
  6. Midstate Lawncare

    Midstate Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
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    What is *** gdd?
  7. heritage

    heritage LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,289

  8. 31bro

    31bro LawnSite Member
    from IN
    Posts: 126

    I saw some today in Indy

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