Caterpillars on Tomato Plants - HELP! - Knowledgebase Question

Tarpon Springs, Fl
Question by kpphoto2002
May 16, 2009
What's a natural remedy for ridding tomato plants of caterpillars?????

Answer from NGA
May 16, 2009


Hand picking is the best, the next best is a botanical called Bt (bacillus thuringensis). It is sold as Dipel in garden centers. It is a bacterium that acts as a stomach poison to caterpillars but is harmless to people, pets, and beneficial insects.

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