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Squash Vine Borer

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K.A. Delahaut
Revised:  3/26/2012
Item number:  A3756-E

The squash vine borer is an annual pest of pumpkins and squash. Winter squash are especially vulnerable. This fact sheet describes the insect’s life cycle, the damage it causes, and various effective means of control.

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