Vegetable Integrated Pest Management

Mexican Bean Beetle, (Epilachna varivestis), feeds on foliage of bean plants. Both adult and larval stages chew holes in the leaves during summer. This photo shows egg, larva, pupa, and adult stages of the Mexican Bean Beetle.

The following links provide helpful information, images, and updates on vegetable pest and disease control for both commercial growers and home gardeners.

Insect and Disease Information

     asparagus   onion   potato  
Asparagus Onion Potato
tomato other (carrots)
Tomato Other Vegetables

Image Gallery

IPM Advisory - Vegetable


Research Reports

Utah Vegetable Production and Pest Management Guide (2016)

The guide covers all aspects of sustainable growing for brassicas, cucurbits, melons, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, and sweet corn.

Commercial growers may access a bound copy from your local extension office.

Bound copies may also be purchased from the USU Extension Shopping Cart.

     (Click on the image to the left to view the guide.)