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Small patches of brown grass come away easily form the soil when it is pulled.

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The larvae of chafers are plump white grubs that are usually curved into a fat C shape with a brown head and three pairs of chubby legs. These grubs eat the roots of the grass until, when fully fed they pupate in the soil, emerging as beetles in the late summer.

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Chafer Grubs

Question from Gwendoline

Does anyone have any real advise how to get rid of these things they have ruined our lawns front and back an area of around 400 Sq metres

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  • Posted: Thu. 4th March 2010 13:31
  • Last reply: Thu. 4th March 2010 22:22