Clavate Tortois Beetle on Tomato Plants - Knowledgebase Question

Middletown, Ne
Question by jexter1
June 8, 2009
I have recently found a type of beetle known as the

Answer from NGA
June 8, 2009


Tortoise beetles feed on the leaves of tomato plants (and other solanaceous plants) so you should hand pick any you find. Generally control is not necessary unless there is a huge population. In this case Sevin is effective. Be sure to read and follow label directions.

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