Striped Cucumber Beetle Information

Striped Cucumber Beetle Information - Striped Cucumber Beetles Pest Control

Affected Plants:
Vine crops.

Damage:
Larvae feed on the underground plant parts and adults feed on the entire plant. These insects can spread disease.

Predator Insects:
Braconid wasp, tachinid flies, Beneficial nematodes

Natural Insecticides:
rotenone and pyrethrum, sabadilla.

Other Methods of Control:

  • Hand pick beetles.
  • Dust with wood ash or rock phosphate.
  • Plant catnip, tansy and radishes nearby.
  • Mulch heavily.
  • Use row covers.
  • Put plants on trellises to keep them off the ground.

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