Insect Pest Control

What Are These

mav added on May 25, 2015 | Answered

Do these do any harm? They look like tiny millepedes about 12mm long and curl up when disturbed and are pale brown in colour. They seem to eat my peas and beans that have not germinated. The bean seed is sometimes covered with them.

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Answered on May 26, 2015

I believe that these are wireworms. More information on wireworms can be found in the following article:

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