Sguash boer how to prevent

Asked April 6, 2016, 11:31 AM EDT

Same as above. Each time I plant squash I have this problem. I understand this is the result or infestation the last week of June. What pesticide should I use and how?

Baltimore County Maryland

1 Response

The safest way to prevent squash vine borers is to use a floating row cover to prevent the female adult from laying her eggs on the host plant. The attached linkhas other suggestions.