Mexican Bean Beetle Information - Mexican Bean Beetle Pest Control
Beetles skeletonize leaves, leaving them shredded and dried out. Plants eventually die.
Ladybugs, Pediobius wasps for larvae.
Rotenone and pyrethrum, rotenone dust, sabadilla, summer horticultural oil spray.
Other Methods of Control:
- Destroy eggs.
- Hand pick beetles.
- Keep garden clean and free of debris, especially after harvest to prevent egg-laying.
- Plant early to miss the insect's season.
- Plant nasturtiums, marigolds, savory and garlic nearby.
- Plant resistant varieties.