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What's eating my Potato leaves?

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What's eating my Potato leaves?

Post  Shandrac on 5/4/2013, 4:07 pm

My potato leavess get shredded every year by some mysterious bug with a hearty appetite. When I look in the garden, I see earwigs, rolly-polly bugs, slugs/snails. No aphids this year thanks to a weekly application of Neem oil/Insecticidal soap spray and I'm using Sluggo-Plus (to rid of snails and ear wigs).
Any ideas what is eating the leaves/remedies to control that critter?

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Re: What's eating my Potato leaves?

Post  camprn on 5/4/2013, 4:32 pm

Have you seen any of these?






A good resource of info in your area:
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/selectnewpest.potatoes.html

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Post  Shandrac on 5/4/2013, 4:46 pm

No, I haven't seen anything like that in my garden. I'm in the garden daily and went out at night with a flashlight. I've not even seen grass hoppers.
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Post  camprn on 5/4/2013, 5:04 pm

@Shandrac wrote:No, I haven't seen anything like that in my garden. I'm in the garden daily and went out at night with a flashlight. I've not even seen grass hoppers.
Ok good, check out the link at the bottom of my previous post for more ideas.

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Post  Shandrac on 5/4/2013, 5:12 pm

Gotcha!
Checked out the post, ID'd flea beetles and little cut worms! AHA!
I see Carbaryl is listed as a pesticide to both. Is this an organic application or is there an organic alternative?
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Post  camprn on 5/4/2013, 5:25 pm

@Shandrac wrote:Gotcha!
Checked out the post, ID'd flea beetles and little cut worms! AHA!
I see Carbaryl is listed as a pesticide to both. Is this an organic application or is there an organic alternative?
THANKS!!
For details about the insecticides that are listed or the ones that are organic or effective check out the links in the Stickies in the 'Pests' sub-forum.
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With all insecticides. READ AND FOLLOW ALL LABEL DIRECTIONS! ! ! ! ! Pay particular attention to any mention of bees on the label.

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Post  Shandrac on 5/4/2013, 6:39 pm

THANK YOU!
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