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Asparagus beetle


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Symptoms

Conspicuous adults up to 8 mm long with yellow and black wing cases feed on asparagus leaves and stems from May onwards. If the bark around the stem circumference has been completely removed, the asparagus dries out and turns yellow-brown.

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The adult asparagus beetles are 6-8mm long, black with six yellow blotches on their wings and a red thorax.

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Asparagus beetle

Question from Robert Hudson

How do I get ride of asparagus beetle?

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  • Posted: Thu. 14th May 2009 14:51
  • Last reply: Thu. 14th May 2009 15:31