small worms in tomatoe

jlester754(z9)July 27, 2005

My tomatoes have been infected with something leaves are eaten and fruit has small entry holes and fills up with larvae or worms very small white ones please help

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suze9(z8b Bastrop Co., TX)

I see you've just joined up -- there's a tomato problem solver post that can generally be found on the first page of this forum.

Specifically, I'd recommend you go to the link "how to manage pests". That may help you to pinpoint your problem a little better.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2005 at 2:21PM
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Red1_GB(NE Wis)

Here is a recipe for a tomato plant cocktail. This is for feeding, disease prevention and bug control. 1 gal water, 1/4 C baking powder, 1/4 C ammonia, 1/2 C epson salts and 1 can of regular (not light) beer. Douse plants six weeks after planting then 3 weeks later and 3 weeks after that. No more worms.

    Bookmark   August 13, 2005 at 9:07AM
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suze9(z8b Bastrop Co., TX)

Red, what ingredient in the 'cocktail' you posted would have any effect whatsoever on tomato worms?

    Bookmark   August 13, 2005 at 4:20PM
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