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Carrot > Leaves > Holes in leaf petiole

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Carrot weevil
Listronotus oregonensis

  • Small, circular, dark egg laying scars on leaf petiole
  • Leaves can wilt
  • Tunneling and holes in carrot roots
  • Larvae are legless, cream colored, C-shaped grubs, up to 1/3 inch long
  • Adults are dark-brown, less than 1/4 inch long, and have a snout
  • Present throughout the growing season

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