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Squash Vine Borers and Squash Bugs Very Active This Year

Squash Vine Borer larvae in stem
July 2014 On several farms I have visited lately with squash I was surprised to see several wilted plants (Fig. 1) that upon further inspection had squash vine borers. Some of these squash plants were pretty young with the base of the plants being < ½ inch in diameter, but there was one small...
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