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Can grubs be sprerad by mowers?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by rookiemower, Aug 29, 2005.

  1. rookiemower

    rookiemower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    just wanted to know if this is possible :waving:
  2. Lake Claire Lawn Ranger

    Lake Claire Lawn Ranger LawnSite Member
    Messages: 242

    If you do that, you're cutting way too short! :p
  3. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    I dont see how??
  4. br549oicu8

    br549oicu8 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,230

    Grubs no..
    Fungus yes...
  5. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,157

    maybe some grub parts if you are using really high lift blades... :)

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,132

    call mythbusters :waving:
  7. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969


    Simply put, Grubs are to Beetles, what Capillaries are to Butterflies. The Female Beetle lays eggs and that is how Grubs are spread

    However My area now has Sugar Cane Grubs. It is believed that they were brought in by Sod layers, buying Sod from Sugar Cane growing areas. Their Life Cycle has not been fully studied and we are having trouble controlling them.

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