Garden Pest Quiz

Garden Pest Quiz

Find out in this quiz how much you know about garden pests and how to control them.

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Garden Pest Quiz

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1. Moth larvae are commonly called cutworms. Why were they given this name?

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2. What do we call those tiny, soft-bodied insects that come in different colors and leave behind some sticky “honeydew.”

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3. The parents of the notorious grubs known for destroying lawns are called?

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4. Which place in the garden should you search for slugs?

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5. When you hear gardeners complaining about scale, what exactly are they reffering to?

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6. The body mass of a caterpillar increases 1,000 times within the few weeks of its life. How much of your plants can the caterpillar eat during that period?

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7. What is the main cause of white fly infestations?

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8. What will you blame when you see your crops eaten from below?

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9. Which are the most destructive garden pests in the United States?

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10. Where will you most likely find mealybugs?

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11. This beetle is less than one centimeter long but can cause a lot of damage in a garden. What is its name?

Lily beetle

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12. Which of these pests damages apples?

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13. Leaf miner damage is caused by larvae from which insect?

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14. How long is the body of a capsid bug?

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15. A cabbage white fly lays how many eggs?

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Robert Silver is a writer, speaker and certified master gardener who has been sharing his landscaping experiences through personal blogs. Taking it to the next level, Robert Silver has come up with this progardeningblog.com to shine a light on new planters and experts, discussing plants, landscape projects and much more. He has published numerous research articles on horticulture that have helped many people attain fruitful outcomes.