Pest Management

How to: Manage Cucumber Beetles in Your Garden

Cucumber Beetles blog post
Cucumber beetles look similar to ladybugs. They can either be spotted or striped with yellow and black coloring. The adults feed on stems, foliage, and flowers. The larvae weaken the plant by feeding on the roots. They also spread bacterial wilt and squash mosaic virus.
Treatment Options:

Plants to Especially Watch:

  • Of course, Cucumbers!!
  •  Squash!
    • Acorn Squash
    • Butternut Squash
    • Summer Squash (Zucchini)
  • Beans
  • Cantaloupe
  • Corn
  • Peas
  • Pumpkins
  • Watermelon
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