Vegetable

Vegetable

parasitic wasp cew

Trichogramma are tiny wasps that parasitize insect eggs
(North Carolina Cooperative Extension).

Vegetable

CEW pupae

Pupae are formed within an earthen cell 2 to 5 inches
deep in the soil (Cornell University).

Vegetable

cew larvae

Larvae feed on corn kernels within the ear. Larvae vary in
color from green to brown to black (University of Minnesota).

Vegetable

cew eggs on silk

Corn earworm moths lay their eggs on fresh corn silk. Note
the tiny white eggs stuck on the silks (Cornell University).

Vegetable

tomatohornworm

Five-spotted hawkmoth (Manduca quinquemaculata), the adult stage of the tomato hornworm. (Oklahoma State University (Entomology & Plant Pathology)

Vegetable

horn_parasite1

Parasitized hornworm covered in pupae from the braconid wasp, Braconidae. (University of Maryland Extension)

Vegetable

tobaccohornworm2

Carolina sphinx moth (Manduca sexta), the adult stage of the tobacco hornworm (Oklahoma State University (Entomology & Plant Pathology)