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What is this and how can I get rid of it?

Post  hartge01 on 5/25/2011, 6:54 pm



Here is a picture of a nasty little worm like bug that is eatign my bean plants. What si the best way to deal with these little creatures?

Thanks!

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Re: What is this and how can I get rid of it?

Post  dizzygardener on 5/25/2011, 7:05 pm

Worm you say?

Two letters... BT. That's Bacillus Thuringiensis. You can get it at your local garden supply (probably not the big box stores). One popular brand is DiPel.

If you want more info on BT click the Cornel Insect management link in my signature.

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Re: What is this and how can I get rid of it?

Post  elliephant on 5/25/2011, 8:44 pm

Another brand to look for is Thuricide.

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Post  hartge01 on 5/25/2011, 9:43 pm

Thanks for the help dizzygardener and elliephant!

I actually have some Thuricide!

Thanks again!

Gary

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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/25/2011, 10:19 pm

will that get rid of these little yellow egg looking things on my broc's?

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