The Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), also known as the
Colorado beetle, the ten-striped spearman, the ten-lined potato beetle or the
The Colorado potato beetle is notorious for its ability to rapidly develop
resistance to insecticides that are used repeatedly for control. This has been a
Colorado potato beetle adults overwinter in potato fields, field margins,
windbreaks, and gardens. They become active in the spring at about the same
Colorado potato beetle's diverse and flexible life history is well-suited to unstable
agricultural environments, and makes it a complex and challenging pest to ...
Photographs and information on the Colorado Potato Beetle and the False Potato
Beetle, their biology, hosts and management.
Department of Entomology. The Ohio State University. Damage. The primary
damage of Colorado potato beetle is leaf feeding on potato, eggplant, and tomato
Colorado Potato Beetle The potato beetle is well known for its ability to develop
resistance to many insecticides making it one of the most difficult garden pests to
Mar 25, 2013 ... Protect nightshade vegetables from Colorado potato beetles by learning how to
attract beneficial insects to your organic garden, and by ...
Jul 21, 2015 ... If your potatoes are overrun with beetles, you're not alone. You probably have a
problem with the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa ...
About Colorado Potato Beetles. The Colorado potato beetle is a common pest of
the “nightshade,” or Solanaceae family of plants. These include potatoes ...