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Beetles on Asparagus/ Yard Long Beans

Posted by bleak001 z10 CA (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 4, 05 at 22:32

My yard long beans are about 6 foot tall now, and a couple of the stalks are covered in dozens of tightly-packed tiny black beetles. They don't move much when I shake the stalk, but the stalk around where they are is darkening. How should I deal with these guys? I'm trying to grow organically. As a new gardener, I made a fatal mistake of planting cucumber and yard-long beans in one little patch, so everything is a bit cramped. The beans are right up against the cucumbers, which are doing very well.

Help! Any ideas? Do I need to post a picture? Thanks. Julia


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RE: Beetles on Asparagus/ Yard Long Beans

Post your pic and link to it with a new thread at the
Pest Forum to get it identified:
http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/ipm/

Then hop on over to the Organic Forum:
http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/organic
and refer to the identified pest with the thread at the Pest forum so they can provide you with solutions.


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RE: Beetles on Asparagus/ Yard Long Beans

Ok, here is a link to my beetles (or aphids). Unfortunately, I sized it too small and can't figure out a way to post a bigger one other than starting a new discussion thread, which I'm trying to avoid doing.

Here is a link that might be useful: Beetles or Aphids on Beans


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RE: Beetles on Asparagus/ Yard Long Beans

Aphids and probably ants that farm the aphids. :-(


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