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Strawberry bud weevil (clipper weevil)

Anthonomus signatus

Strawberry bud weevil

University of Gorgia, Plant Pathology Archive


Size: 1/10 inch long

Where/When: Damage strawberry, blackberry, and related plants by feeding on buds and by stem clipping below the bud. Adults are present during spring.

Significance: Decrease yield and damaged plants with buds hanging down or clipped off.

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