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Phil Williams

How to Control the Dreaded Potato Beetle

Tips for managing this terrible pest
Monday, June 15, 2015, 1:46 PM

The Colorado potato beetle is a leaf beetle that is THE major pest of potatoes. They can also be to a lesser extent a pest of eggplant. The adults are 3/8th of an inch long yellowish in color, with black stripes on their back with a dark orange head. The eggs laid by the adults are orange clusters, typically on the undersides of the potato leaves. The larvae do the majority of the damage by eating the leaves of the potato plants. If left unchecked the larvae will completely defoliate a potato patch. » Read more

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Tomato - Potato Grafting

How to Graft Tomatoes onto Potatoes

Merging two garden favorites into one spot
Wednesday, January 2, 2013, 3:35 PM

An intriguing concept for maximizing growing space by combining two unlikely bedfellows.  Does anybody have any experience with doing this?

http://www.ehow.com/how_7647547_graft-tomatoes-onto-potatoes.html