pests - Knowledgebase Question

Garland, Te
Question by pww75
March 19, 2010
What can I do to keep hornworms away from my tomato plants?


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Answer from NGA
March 19, 2010

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Hornworms are the larvae of a night flying moth so its often difficult to see them lay their eggs. The larvae are easy to spot, though, and you can pick them off your plants or you can dust or spray your plants with Bt (Dipel or Thuricide). Bt targets only caterpillars and won't harm pollinating insects.

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