ID

2902-1101 (ENTO-514NP)

Authors as Published

Authored by Theresa A. Dellinger, Diagnostician, and Eric Day, Lab Manager, Insect Identification Lab; and Alejandro DelPozo, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist; and Doug Pfeiffer, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech


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Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica) are destructive, invasive beetles that were accidentally introduced to the United States, probably in the soil of imported nursery stock. This pest has a wide host range and is difficult to control.


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Publication Date

September 2, 2022