Identifying Squash Bugs

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Squash bugs overwinter in your dead leaves, vines, under boards, and even in buildings. They fly to garden plants to mate as soon as vines start forming, and they lay egg m.es on the undersides of the leaves. You 'll finds beneath damaged leaves and near the plant crown..Identification. squash bugs fig. 1 are somewhat flattened, large insects, measuring 5/8 inch long and 1/3 inch wide. They are usually dark gray to dark brown. The edges of their abdomens protrude beyond their wings and typi.y have alternating orangish and brownes. The eggs are elliptical, 1/16 in. long, and . - Organic Controls for Squash Bugs. Plant resistant varieties of vegetables when you can find them. If only a few plants are affected, handpick all stages from the undersides of leaves. Use floating row covers when the seedling is young. Diatomaceous earth can be dusted lightly over crops wherever pests are found..

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