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Are you growing beans? YouAre you growing beans? You can use an organic spray based on the fungus Beauvaria bassiana (such as Mycotrol) when you first see the beetle. Ask your garden center. Next year, early in the season, you need to handpick with gloves, destroying the egg clusters. Use row covers over bush beans in early summer.

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