Hosts and Pests of Vegetable Crops

John Rinehold, Neil Bell, and Tim Waters
Revised: 
March 2017

Includes management options for commercial and home use.

In all cases, follow the instructions on the pesticide label. The PNW Insect Management Handbook has no legal status, whereas the pesticide label is a legal document. Read the product label before making any pesticide applications.

Note: Products are listed in alphabetical order and not in order of preference or superiority of pest control.

Artichoke (globe artichoke)

Asparagus

Bean, dry

Bean, lima

Bean, snap

Beet, table

Broccoli, Brussels sprout, cabbage, cauliflower

Carrot

Celery

Chard, Swiss

Collard and kale

Corn, sweet

Cucumber

Dill

Eggplant

Endive (Escarole)

Garlic

Horseradish

Kohlrabi

Leek and shallot

Lentil

Lettuce

Melon (Cantaloupe, muskmelon, and watermelon)

Mushroom

Mustard greens

Onion

Parsley

Parsnip

Pea, green and dry

Pepper

Potato, Irish

Potato, sweet

Pumpkin and squash

Radish

Rhubarb

Salsify

Spinach

Tomato

Turnip (roots and tops) and rutabaga

Watercress