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Q.Can You Identify The Long Thin Creatures That Are Attacking My Carrots?

Zone Dundee, Scotland | Anonymous added on October 11, 2021 | Answered

I have been cropping my carrots and most of them are fine, but some are coming out of the ground with lots of very thin white creatures on them. Please see the attached photo

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Answered on November 11, 2021

They look to be a type of centipede. It is hard to get a good look from this picture. If this is the case, then they are likely predatory. They are probably hunting smaller prey that is harming your carrots.

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