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Grubs in Zucchini Stems

I keep getting grubs in the main stems of my zucchini and other squash plants. What are they and how can I control them without using a pesticide?

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#1 Comment By Cathy On 07/21/2011 @ 8:59 am

You are dealing with squash borers. This article should be of help:


#2 Comment By vicliz On 08/09/2011 @ 12:52 am

I sprinkle about a tablespoon of sulfur in the ground where I plant the seed. I never have squash borers since doing so.

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