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Post  MarcyG on 7/14/2011, 12:50 pm

I found an adult on a leave of my squash plant I killed it now I'm freaking out cause I lost all my squash last year to these sob's. How do I know if it has gotten to the vine or not.
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Post  camprn on 7/14/2011, 3:25 pm

http://www.gardensalive.com/article.asp?ai=804 <~~~ Some good info here.
I saw an adult laying eggs the other day so I am inspecting and wiping the base of my vines daily.
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Post  MarcyG on 7/14/2011, 6:58 pm

Thank you, I'm just gonna keep an eye on the vine.
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Post  camprn on 7/14/2011, 7:10 pm

If you Google the SVB eggs, then click images you can see what the eggs look like before they hatch and bore into the vine base.
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