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4894. O'Keefe, L.E. and A.L. Antonelli. 1974. The pea leaf weevil. ID Agr. Expt. Sta. CIS #227.
Newly introduced pest; adults feed on foliage; feed on perennial legumes, winter and spring peas; eggs laid on soil, larvae feed on root nodules; single generation each year; seedlings most succesptible to damage, especially to terminal growing point; healthy plants can outgrow a moderate infestation; threshold for control at 1 weevil per plant; apply DDT or methoxychlor when 0.5 weevil per seedling is found. T: life cycle.

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