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Rindworms: A “Complex” Pest of Melons

Rindworm damage on watermelon. Credit: K. Rochacewich, Cargill. Matt Lollar, Jackson County Horticulture Agent It’s the beginning of melon harvest season in the Panhandle, and rindworms pose a significant threat to fruit quality. Rindworms are an interesting bunch because they are made up of a number of caterpillar species that fall under the classification of the …

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