Garden Facts: Squash Vine Borer

Delahaut, K.A. 2001. Garden Facts: Squash Vine Borer. University of Wisconsin-Extension. Accessed at: <>

Published by the University of Wisconsin Extension and written by Karen Delahaut, Squash Vine Borer is a part of the Garden Facts series. The squash vine borer is a annual pest of the pumpkin and squash. The first symptom of infestation occurs when plants begin to wilt mid-day. This publication goes over the appearance, symptoms and effects, life cycle, and control methods for the squash vine borer.

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