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Managing Insect Pests in the Home Vegetable Garden

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Bruce A. Barrett
Department of Entomology

This publication provides home gardeners with chemical and nonchemical control options for managing commonly encountered arthropod pests in the home vegetable garden. Plants are listed in alphabetical order along with illustrations of major insects and mites associated with each vegetable. Brief descriptions are included for plant damage (symptoms) and management tactics, including chemical (conventional and alternative), biological, cultural and mechanical/physical methods.

Keywords

  • Ants
  • Aphids
  • Armyworm
  • Asparagus
  • Asparagus beetle
  • Beans
  • Bean leaf beetle
  • Beet
  • Blister beetle
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Caterpillars
  • Cauliflower
  • Colorado potato beetle
  • Corn earworm
  • Cowpea curculio
  • Cucumbers
  • Cucumber beetles
  • Cutworms
  • Eggplant
  • European corn borer
  • Fall armyworm
  • Flea beetle
  • Grasshoppers
  • Green beans
  • Green June beetle white grub
  • Irish potatoes
  • Leafhoppers
  • Leafminers
  • Lettuce
  • Loopers
  • Mexican bean beetle
  • Muskmelon
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Onion maggot
  • Peas
  • Peppers
  • Pumpkins
  • Radish
  • Rhubarb
  • Rhubarb curculio
  • Root maggots
  • Seedcorn maggot
  • Snails
  • Slugs
  • Snap beans
  • Southern peas
  • Spider mites
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Squash bug
  • Squash vine borer
  • Stalk borer
  • Stink bugs
  • Sweet corn
  • Sweet potato
  • Sweet potato weevil
  • Thrips
  • Tomato
  • Tomato hornworm
  • Tomato fruitworm
  • Turnip
  • Watermelon
  • Wax beans
  • Wireworms
  • White grubs
  • Whiteflies
  • Worms

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