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Fruit worms inside tomato

Posted by gladgourd 7 (My Page) on
Wed, May 13, 09 at 10:23

Last year, for the first time in all my years of growing tomatoes, I found worms inside many of my tomatoes. They especially liked the Cherokee Purple. I believe they are fruitworms and I am wondering if anyone can tell me how to prevent them.

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RE: Fruit worms inside tomato

use spray that contains spinosad. if you see little lines, or mines in your leaves, it's probably the larval stage of pinworm. spinosad will kill miners, and worms. i think spinosad is organic, not sure. just follow instructions on bottle label.

RE: Fruit worms inside tomato

Thanks jds. I'll give it a try. Have not had leaf miners on tomatoes ----yet!!

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