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Anonymous added on April 20, 2011 | Answered

Is spraying for webworms safe after the fruit is already visible? What should I use?

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Answered on April 21, 2011

Thuricide can be sprayed on any plant, vegetable or fruit without posing a hazard. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is another option. Since this is a selective insecticide, it kills tent caterpillars while remaining safe to humans. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/problems/pests/tent-worms-tent-caterpillar-home-remedy.htm

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