[NAFEX] Click Beetles

Jim Fruth jfruth at tds.net
Tue Jun 19 08:33:08 EDT 2007


    I stopped being 'nice' to click beetles when I went to harvest my melons 
a couple of years ago.  Every melon had burrows on their bottom with click 
beetle larva inside.  Now, when I grow melons, when the green fruit is about 
tennis ball size, I place it in a plastic ice cream bucket (upright or on 
its side).  That solves the click beetle damage.

Jim Fruth
Brambleberry Farm
Pequot Lakes, MN  56472
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