Macadamia seed weevil, life-cycle and monitoring


The macadamia seed weevil, previously referred to as sigastus weevil, is a pest that infests macadamia orchards. So far, serious infestations of macadamia seed weevil have been confined to the NSW Northern Rivers and North Queensland. This article outlines the latest information on monitoring and controlling macadamia seed weevil and how to prevent its spread to other macadamia-growing regions.

This Primefact topics include:

  • Life cycle
  • Monitoring macadamia seed weevil


Primefact 1586 First Edition

Published: Aug 2017