Vegetables - Knowledgebase Question

Port Saint Lucie, Fl
Question by AfricanQueen
September 20, 2010
What can I do to get rid of those hugh green and white worms that eat my peppers and tomatoes


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Answer from NGA
September 20, 2010

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A good defense against caterpillars is a product called Bt (bacillus thuringiensis) which is sold as Dipel or Thuricide. It is a bacterium that acts as a stomach poison, targeting only caterpillars. It is safe to use on vegetable plants. Be sure to follow label directions.

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