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Insect management for vegetable crops

Minnesota is home to insects, both beneficial and pests, that impact vegetable production. 

Learn to anticipate and manage these common insects in vegetable crops.

Diamondback moth life cycle. Illustration: Martha Sudderth

Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, and other cole crops (brassicas)

Cucumber, pumpkin, squash, and melons (cucurbits)

Tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, and potatoes (solanaceous)

Sweet corn

Other crops

Beneficial insects

Page survey

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