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striped cucumber beetle (Acalymma vittatum)

striped cucumber beetle (Acalymma vittatum)

Two species of striped cucumber beetle (Acalymma vittatum shown here) are key pests of squashes, gourds, cucumbers, melons, and other curcurbit crops. A new guide in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management reviews the beetles’ biology and current and potential management strategies. (Photo by Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University,

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