Squash Vine Borer Information

Squash Vine Borer Information - Squash Vine Borers Pest Control

Affected Plants:
Vine crops.

Damage:
Bores into stem causing wilting.

Predator Insects:
Trichogramma wasps.

Natural Insecticides:
rotenone and pyrethrum, sabadilla, diatomaceous earth.

Other Methods of Control:

  • Plant resistant varieties.
  • Wrap stocking strips around stems to discourage adults from climbing stems or laying eggs.
  • Use a row cover.

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