The Q&A Archives: Organic control for blister beetles and grasshoppers

Question: What is the most effective organic control for blister beetles and grasshoppers? Lyman Holler Batesville, AR

Answer: Blister beetles and grasshoppers are probably best controled with rotenone, sabadilla or pyrethrum sprays applied when you first notice the damage. Grasshoppers can also be controlled with biological weapon called Nosema locustae. It's good for long term controll and available from Peaceful Valley Farm Supply P.O. Box 2209 Grass Valley, CA 95945 916-272-4769

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