Corn Borers

My seedling corn is being nibbled away and I am not sure who is doing the nibbling.
Do corn borers attack seedlings or just larger plants?
What sort of pesticide will control this problem?
I am using Malathion but it does not seem to help much.
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Jack Schmidling said:

Corn borers don't go after seedlings. Flea beetles do. And slugs. Both would put holes in or tatter the tender leaves.
Flea beetles are tiny, and hop off the plants when you disturb them.
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did you try Bt?

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wrote:

No. That was one thing I did not try. Have you used it and find it effective?
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yes, if applied regularity and BEFORE damage has started.
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wrote:

Thank you. If we decide to grow corn next year I will try it.

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