Rodent Eating Roots Of Lupines - Knowledgebase Question

East Moriches, NY
Question by mhmatulewski
April 15, 2001
Last fall I planted 12 plants of sturdy lupines.by spring I have 3 left, and it looks like I might lose another. I find a small tunnel at the surface the size o a quarter with the roots gone.


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Answer from NGA
April 15, 2001

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Unfortunately, it sounds like you may have a vole at work. The best control methods include trapping. You might want to contact your county extension for their suggestions as to how best to trap or otherwise control these rodents.

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