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White-fringed weevil damaging field peas in Bundaberg

The white-fringed weevil (Naupactus leucoloma) originates from South America and was first reported in NSW in 1932.  Although generally associated with warm moist conditions, this pest is now found in many cropping areas throughout Australia and they appear to be increasing their range. Infestations often go unnoticed until crops are planted and once they are established they are difficult to… Read more »