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Dennehy, T.J.; Clark, L.G.
The grape rootworm (abbreviated GR) is a native species of leaf beetle that occurs from the Atlantic Seaboard states to North Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas. The wild hosts of this pest are grapes (Vitis spp.), Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), and redbud (Cercis canadensis). Feeding by GR larvae (grubs) on the root system of vines can seriously damage commercial vineyards.
NYS IPM Type: Fruits IPM Fact Sheet
New York State IPM Program
Agricultural IPM; Fruits; Grapes
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retrieved from: http://nysipm.cornell.edu/factsheets/grapes/pests/grw/grw.pdf