squash borers

Asked August 2, 2015, 1:17 PM EDT

Is there any way to control the squash borers? My summer squash and zucchini are being hit bad! Have tried running a fine needle through the main vine in hopes of killing the moth larvae...a literally hit or miss operation!

Suggetions??

Anne Arundel County Maryland

2 Responses

See our Pest Profile on Squash Vine Borer. There you will see monitoring, prevention and control techniques http://extension.umd.edu/growit/insects/squash-vine-borer
mh

THANK YOU! That web site was perfect! Now if I can just get these moths under control!!??

Jay