Insect Pests in Turf Sod Production Areas in Korea

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  • Lee, Chae Min (Forest Conservation Department, Korea Forest Research Institute) ;
  • Kwon, Oh-Gyung (Department of Ecological Science, Kyungpook National University) ;
  • Lee, Kwang-Su (Southern Forest Resource Research Center, Korea Forest Research Institute) ;
  • Lee, Sang-Myeong (Department of Ecological Science, Kyungpook National University) ;
  • Choi, Sunghwan (Agricultural Science and Technology Research Institute, Andong National University) ;
  • Lee, Dong Woon (Department of Ecological Science, Kyungpook National University)
  • 이채민 (국립산림과학원 산림보전부) ;
  • 권오경 (경북대학교 생태과학과) ;
  • 이광수 (국립산림과학원 남부산림자원연구소) ;
  • 이상명 (경북대학교 생태과학과) ;
  • 최성환 (안동대학교 농업과학기술연구소) ;
  • 이동운 (경북대학교 생태과학과)
  • Received : 2014.06.04
  • Accepted : 2014.06.16
  • Published : 2014.06.30


Turfgrass insect pests were investigated in different turf sod production areas of Korea. Twelve insect pest species of 7 families in 6 orders and one Eriophyidae mite, Aceria zoysiae were collected from turf sod production areas. The zoysiagrass mite was most frequently occurred zoysiagrass sod production areas. Damaged rate by zoysiagrass mite was increased from May to September. Noctuidae (Spodoptera depravata, Agrotis ipsilon and A. segetum) and Pyralidae (Crambus sp.) insect pests in Lepidoptera were attracted in A. ipsilon sex pheromone trap. Eggs and larva of A. ipsilon was the highest occurred August. Zoysiagrass mite and A. ipsilon were main insect pests in turf sod production areas in Korea.


Agrotis ipsilon;Spodoptera depravata;Turf sod insect pests;Zoysiagrass;Zoysiagrass mite


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