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Pest Control Tip-Chinch Bugs and St. Augustine Grass

The chinch bug or “blissus insularis”  attacks St. Augustinegrass (warm season turf grass) lawns year round in Southern Florida.  Down in the thatch each grass plant leaf contains plant fluids.  The chinch bug feeds on these fluids. When the bugs feeds it kills the grass plant and makes the grass plant vulnerable to weed invasion. The chinch bug is easily confused with several other insects commonly found Pest Control Tip-Chinch Bugs and St. Augustine Grass