tomato worm


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Noun1.Tomato worm - large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plantstomato worm - large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm
genus Manduca, Manduca - moths whose larvae are tobacco hornworms or tomato hornworms
caterpillar - a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
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A single tomato worm can do a lot of damage to a tomato patch, but it's only one worm.
Souli emphasized that the Ministry of Agriculture should work on regular basis: 1 - Provide the necessary pheromones for the fruits of the tomato worm and distribute it to farmers.
The flower also has a potent aroma that repels most garden pests, including the green horned tomato worm. Macke also points to the Native American origination of the "Three Sisters:" corn, beans, and squash planted together on one mound.
Tomatoes and basil flourish beside each other, the basil supplying nitrogen to the soil; tomatoes also like borage, which attracts bees and scares off the tomato worm. Planting the humble marigold and nasturtium draws the black fly from pole and snap beans.