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Colorado Potato Beetle


Colorado Potato Beetle

Description:

Adult beetle has a yellow body with black stripes running downward. Red larva grows to ⅗" long with rows of black spots along its sides. Favorite foods are potato, eggplant, pepper and tomato. Adults and larvae feed on leaves and stems, often stripping entire plants. Small garden plantings seem to be particularly vulnerable to damage.

Solutions:

Sta-Home™ Lady Beetles eat the beetle eggs and Grub-Away Nematodes kill the larvae when they move to the ground. Products containing spinosad, derived from the fermentation juices of a soil bacterium, are effective in controlling both larvae and adults. We recommend Bull's-Eye™ Bioinsecticide.

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