Resources

Links to Report Suspected Infestation and More Information

Report infested palms at:
https://cisr.ucr.edu/palmarum_survey.html

General information on palm trees and their insect pests:
http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/GARDEN/PLANTS/palm.html

Common palm diseases in California, and distinguishing them from SAPW infestations:
http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74148.html

Detailed summary of SAPW facts, life history, and potential damage:
https://biocontrol.ucr.edu/pdfs/usda-palmarum-fact-sheet.pdf

Detailed directions to diagnose, monitor, and trap SAPW and treat or remove palms:
https://biocontrol.ucr.edu/south_american_palm_weevil.html

UCCE Feature Story - SAPW: Experts Warn of Palm Killing Weevil
(includes videos and workshop recordings):
http://cesandiego.ucanr.edu/Palm-Weevil-Featured-Story/

What is happening to my Canary Island Date Palm?
by DeLayne Harmon, UCCE San Diego County Master Gardener
https://www.mastergardenersd.org/canary-island-date-palm-weevil/

Detection, Trapping and
Monitoring Protocols


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Webinars and Trainings

View the Fall 2020 Invasive Tree and Forest Pest webinar on South American Palm weevil, presented by Dr. Mark Hoddle. 

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