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Question by Mmullens73
June 17, 2009
I HAVE A SMALL GARDEN WITH TOMATOES AND BELL PEPPERS WHAT IS THE BEST PEST CONTROL TO USE FOR ANTS AND BUGS


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Answer from NGA
June 17, 2009

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Permethrin is the oldest, and most common, of the pyrethroid insecticides. It is widely available and is sold under a large number of different brand names (Martin?s Vegetables Plus, Bonide Eight Vegetable, Fruit & Flower, and Hi-Yield Garden, Pet & Livestock Insect Control are three examples). Permethrin is labeled for use on many different vegetable crops and is effective against many beetle, bug, and caterpillar pests. Because it controls so many different insect pests and is labeled on most vegetables, this is probably one of the most useful insecticides for home vegetable gardeners to keep on hand. Good luck with your garden!

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