Seasonal changes in distribution of Childers canegrub, Antitrogus parvulus Britton, in the soil profile
Damage to sugarcane in the Bundaberg region appears during spring and summer as a result of feeding by third instar Childers canegrubs (Antitrogus parvulus Britton). In a widely accepted scenario third instars migrate down the soil profile to overwinter and return to the surface in spring. Two sites were sampled at monthly intervals for a year and it was found that during winter third instars remained near the surface in considerable numbers at one site but increasingly moved deeper at the second site.
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