natural pest control - tomotoes - Knowledgebase Question

Devine, TX
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Question by karlarm
June 6, 2007
I am looking for a natural pest control/ or suggestions for companion planting to keep those pesky


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Answer from NGA
June 6, 2007
Those caterpillars are called hornworms and they are the larvae of a Sphinx moth. The bacterial insecticide Bacillus thuringiensis sprinkled on the leaves of your tomato plants will control the pests. Or, if you're brave, you can hand pick them.

Best wishes with your tomatoes!

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