Black beetle (Heteronychus arator) is a pest in the upper North Island, on light, free draining soils such as peat.
Clover Root Weevil
Information about the pest Clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus), first discovered in the Waikato and Auckland in 1996.
Black Field Cricket
Black field cricket is a serious pasture pest in Northland, Auckland, parts of the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay and Manawatu
Yellow Bristle Grass
Yellow bristle grass is a pest plant that poses a serious threat to pasture.
Velvetleaf is a serious cropping pest and has been found in fodder beet and maize crops across the country.
Giant buttercup is unpalatable to dairy cows and poses a serious threat to dairy pastures.
Guidelines for minimising the development of glyphosate resistance in weeds: