I have flea beetles on my 2-3 week old eggplant and pepper plants. Can you...

Asked May 27, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT

I have flea beetles on my 2-3 week old eggplant and pepper plants. Can you please tell what to use to get rid of them. Thanks, Patty Kemp

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1 Response

Adults overwinter in plant debris. There are 1-2 generations a year. Our information on flea beetle control is in the insect pest gallery in Grow It Eat It, the vegetable growing portion of our website: http://extension.umd.edu/growit/eco-smart-food-gardening/insect-pests-vegetable-garden

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