Tag: stem borer

Garden Maintenance
// June 14, 2018
how to get rid of bhirud

What are stem borers or bhriud? The larvae of stem borers are commonly known as squash vine borers, as they burrow into the zucchini vine and other vegetables like pumpkins, i.e. one belongs to the cucurbits family (cucumbers and melons are not usually a problem). Once the vine is infested, the larvae feed for about…