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Post  Bobbi on 8/9/2015, 6:22 pm

My pickling cucumber crop has been doing nicely and I have jarred a nice batch of refrigerator half sour pickles.  However, today I unfortunately got introduced to the pickling cucumber worm and wonder if anyone out there has a suggestion for controlling this problem.
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Post  camprn on 8/9/2015, 8:29 pm

https://extension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/W206.pdf

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Post  Bobbi on 8/9/2015, 8:58 pm

Thanks Camprn for the informative sight.  I learned a lot and will start my crop earlier next summer and will know what to look for. I wonder if there is a more resistant seed to this pest than the one I used which is called National Pickling Cucumber produced by High Mowing organic seeds?
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Post  camprn on 8/9/2015, 9:19 pm

I love High Mowing seed. Drop them a line and ask them. They may have something else for you.

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Post  Bobbi on 8/9/2015, 9:29 pm

Thanks again.  I appreciate your endorsement of the High Mowing seeds as this is the first time I had seen and used them.  I will take your advice and drop them a line letting them know of my pickling cucumber experience this season and see if they have any comments.  If so, I will pass it along.
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