Lepidoptera / Noctuidae

Helicoverpa sp.

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What are Tomato Fruit Worms?  

Tomato fruit worms are caterpillars that chew holes into the fruit. They usually hide under the stalk.

 

Symptoms

Holes in tomato fruit generally near the calyx.

 

Plants impacted

  • Tomatoes

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