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Kentucky Vegetable Integrated Pest Management

Insect Pests of Peppers

Common Insect Pests of Peppers in Kentucky

Green peach aphidGreen peach aphid Vegetable leafminerVegetable leafminer Silverleaf whiteflySilverleaf whitefly Tobacco flea beetleTobacco flea beetle Margine Blister beetleMargined blister beetle
Brown marmorated stink bugBrown marmotated stink bug Brown stink bugBrown stink bug Immature green stink bugImmature green stink bug Mature green stink bugMature green stinkbug Leaf-footed bugLeaf-footed bug
Western flower thripThrips Twospotted spider miteTwo spotted spider mite Colorado potato beetleColorado potato beetle Colorado potato beetle larvaColorado potato beetle larvae Tobacco hornwormTobacco hornworm
Pepper maggotPepper maggot Beet armywormBeet armyworm Yellow striped armywormYellow striped armyworm Tomato fruitwormTomato fruitworm European corn borerEuropean corn borer

Click Here to view the entire manual - ID - 172 An IPM Scounting Giude for Common Pests of Solanaceous Crops in Kentucky.

Photo Credits: Images provided by UK Vegetable IPM Team, Frank Peairs, CSU, bugwood.org ; M.E. Bartolo, bugwood.org and Clemson Univeristy,USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, bugwood.org.

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