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Q.There Were Maggot Like Things In The Potatoes I Grew

Zone Tuamgraney, Co. Clare V94K0F1 | mcoffey added on April 1, 2020 | Answered

I don’t know what they are and wonder can I grow potatoes in that area again

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Answered on April 1, 2020

Sounds like Potato Tuberworms! You will have to take extra precautions when planting in your area, if these caterpillars are present.

I would choose a new spot, or try growing in container to lessen the chance of future infestations.

Here is an article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/potato/controlling-potato-tuberworms.htm

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Answered on April 1, 2020

Thank you very much that was most helpful

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