Vegetable Integrated Pest Management

Tobacco hornworm is found mainly in southern U.S. states. It is similar to the Tomato hornworm that is found more often in northern states. Larvae are quite large and have an identifiable “horn” on the posterior end. They usually consume entire leaves.

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 - Small Fruit and 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.)