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Asparagus beetle is a widespread and sometimes damaging insect on asparagus during the summer months. Heavy infestations can weaken the plants and cause a poor crop in the following spring.
Both the adult and larval stages of asparagus beetle eat the foliage of asparagus, they can also gnaw bark from stems, causing growth above the point of damage to dry up.
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