pest on vegetables - Knowledgebase Question

capitol heights, Ma
Question by nancieshirle
December 9, 2008
how do you eliminate caterpillar pests from tomatoes and peppers without using pesticides?


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Answer from NGA
December 9, 2008

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Caterpillars can be picked off your plants or you can use the botanical Bt (bacillus thuringensis) which is a bacterium which acts as a stomach poison to caterpillars. It is harmless to people, pets, and beneficial insects. Hope this information helps!

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