Army Worm: Lawn Armyworm (Spodoptera maurita) are a major pest during summer and autumn, causing severe damage to turf grass surfaces where they attack leaves, stems and seed heads. Infestations in turf gradually extend outwards from gardens or higher cut turf areas as these plants are used as egg laying sites. Severe damage is predominantly caused by the later instar stages and as populations increase, the larger armyworms tend to move in groups into unaffected turf grass….

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