I had a problem with squash borers last year. I was wondering if anybody knows
what the egg looks like when it gets laid on the plant stem.
I found a few hard, very small brownish circular things that I thought might
be the eggs. There was one on a stalk attached facing the ground, maybe four on
every other plant.
I hate these pests. They take a wonderful thriving plant and bring it to its
So far the only way I found to fight them was to find the holes they make on
the bottom of the stalk and stick thin a wire in and try to skewer the little
black faced larvas.
If I can get the eggs off the plant before it is too late that would save a lot
of back breaking work.
floating row covers or even use pvc arched over the plant to drape netting.
second is Bt to kill the caterpillars.
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