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Imidan, Sevin, New Spectracide, Methoxychlor and Thiodan are insecticides that can be used to control the potato beetle. Bacillus thruingiensis var. tenebrionis (Bt) is effective against potato beetle larvae. Without int... More »

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The typical diet for a potato bug includes various insects, roots and tubers. "Potato bug" is an informal term that refers to the Jerusalem cricket. Jerusalem crickets are large bugs that may reach 50 millimeters in leng... More »

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Effective ways to rid a garden of potato bugs include sprinkling wood ashes on the garden, physically removing bugs from the plant and smoking the bugs out with a fire. Diatomaceous earth and neem oil are also effective ... More »

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Rid your home of stink bugs by blocking their means of entry, using insecticides, trapping them or rubbing all window screens with scented dryer sheets. Vacuuming is not recommended because the odor will remain in the va... More »

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While there are several ways to get rid of stink bugs without using insecticides, one of the best options for pests indoors is vacuuming them. Outdoors, deterring them and using soapy water helps. The best method ultimat... More »

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To get rid of chinch bugs, prepare the lawn by removing thatch, then apply insecticides to keep it healthy and bug free. Chinch bugs infest and damage grass, turning your lawn into a patchy wasteland. They infuse a toxin... More »

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Most household insecticides will kill love bugs. Love bugs do not respond to common bug repellents, including sprays and citronella candles, because the carbon dioxide does not attract them like it does other insects. More »

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