Re: CULT: Borers or what?
Bill Shear wrote:
> John, I'd suggest that these are just maggots of some rot-eating fly that
> happened to lay its eggs in a rhizome that had already begun to decay.
> Were they eating healthy rhizome tissue?
> I wish you'd let us know what they say. I've seen these little white
> wireworms once or twice on weaker plants.
I was thinking the same, but thought I'd ask.
I will post the results. I droped them off this AM at county Ag and
should hear something today or tomorrow. Just FYI, these things seemed a
little less pointy than the wire worms I have seen invading my
strawberries (ask if that gives me the willies when I see one poking its
head out of a nice fat strawberry I am about to pop in my mouth...)
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Fremont CA, USDA zone 8/9 (coastal, bay)
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