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Re: Beetle eating rose blooms

sorry, I wasn't very clear was I? the beetles start out as grubs. Although
you can kill them as adult beetles, it is easier (supposedly) to control
them by killing the grubs before they become the beetles. So you have to
treat the lawn where they are "metomorphisizing" in the soil.
Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 8:48 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Beetle eating rose blooms

> Why am I confused again?
> If the food chain is the grubs why are they attacking the plants?!?
> Donna
> >
> > Liz, my friend sent the picture to the Bug Guys at Clemson and they
> said
> > it
> > is a scarab beetle, related to June and Japanese. She has to get rid
> of
> > the
> > grubs.
> >
> >
> > Andrea H
> > Beaufort, SC
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