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post #9 of (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 06:48 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by GMYukonon24s View Post
Nice pic!
Originally Posted by daylily View Post
I never kill the tomato worm on my tomatoes because they always have white little rice-like eggs on them. A parasitic wasp lays them, and they will kill the caterpillar. So - try never to kill one that has the eggs on it. When I find them, I take them off the tomato and put them on a plant in the edge of the woods.

Neat shot!!!
Originally Posted by hydrophyte View Post
Great picture!

Those things eat like crazy. My mom had a potted tomato plant on the porch last summer and the whole thing was destroyed almost overnight by a couple of Manduca caterpillars.

Thank you!
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