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?

Answer from NGA
December 9, 2008


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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