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Post  GreenBlueberry on Sun 17 Apr 2011, 8:38 pm

I was making a hole to remove a damaged tomato plant, and saw a worm. I looked in a book and a photo labeled "root maggot" looks like what I killed, but mine was like 1.5 inches long. What could it have been? And what do I do about it?
The plot I found it in has 1/2 old soil and clay and 1/2 Mel's mix.
The photo shows as it was curling up.
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Post  sceleste54 on Mon 18 Apr 2011, 1:30 am

I believe that's a Japanese Beetle grub. Its controlled by Milky Spore disease inoculation. The adults will eat the leaves of your veggies and flowers and the grubs will eat the roots... Good for chickens and fish bait...

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Post  GreenBlueberry on Mon 18 Apr 2011, 8:07 am

Bingo! Thanks! I will take the appropriate steps to control.
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