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Insects

With the exception of the squash bug, squash vine borer, and spider mites, the complex of arthropod pests that attack cucurbit crops is similar on cucumber, melon, squash, watermelon, and other cucurbits. For information about insect management on cucurbit vegetables in North Carolina continue reading.

For descriptions of insects that impact cucurbit crops view the factsheet, Cucumber, Squash, Melon & Other Cucurbit Insect Pests, published by Clemson Cooperative Extension’s Home and Garden Information Center.