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Caterpillars


Feeding commonly on leaves, seedlings, shoots, flowers and even fruit. Large, irregular holes can be seen on leaves often with feeding damage occuring on the leaf edges. Black frass (droppings) also visible.  Not a major pest of strawberries. 

Product Solution: Spray with Provado Ultimate Fruit and Vegetable Bug Killer ready to use, or concentrate, Sprayday Greenfly Killer when caterpillars are present and repeat 10-14 days later. Alternatively  spray with Provado Ultimate Bug Killer ready to use or concentrate.

Cultural measures: Remove and destroy clusters of eggs when seen. Pick off caterpillars by hand where ever possible.

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