Flea Beetles

SKU A3720-E

Author(s) K. A. Delahaut

Flea beetles are an early season pest commonly found on all members of the cole crop group, such as cabbage, cauliflower, and broccoli, as well as spinach, beets, potatoes, and eggplant.

Common Wisconsin flea beetles include the crucifer flea beetle, eggplant flea beetle, horseradish flea beetle, pale-striped flea beetle, potato flea beetle, spinach flea beetle, and striped flea beetle. This fact sheet describes all of these beetles, the damage they cause, and effective means to control them in your garden (2 pages).

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