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Belfield, ND
(Zone 4a)

July 31, 2002
1:48 AM

Post #38078

This is the same bug, actually, millions of them that ate my kolorabi last year and are eating my collards this year. I don't know how to get rid of them.

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Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 31, 2002
2:09 AM

Post #315545

It's a flea beetle.

Search for crucifer flea beetle for some help with control methods.
Belfield, ND
(Zone 4a)

July 31, 2002
2:29 AM

Post #315566

Thanks Sue. I'm off to search for control methods. It might be too late for my collards, but I'll gather amunition for next year.
Newark, OH
(Zone 5b)

July 31, 2002
3:06 AM

Post #315615

Boy, that stinks when critters eat your leafy veggies! At least when they munch on flower plants or fruiting veggies, they're not eating the reason you're growing them!
Belfield, ND
(Zone 4a)

July 31, 2002
5:30 AM

Post #315691

Yep, it appears to be the crucifer flea beetle all right. Ugg! They just seem to appear, eat what suits them and they are gone as fast as they appear.
High Desert, CA
(Zone 8a)

July 31, 2002
12:17 PM

Post #315771

Joan... hope u could use this url ...

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