Spotting the Eggplant Stem Borer

I was planting eggplants before but I stopped planting because of the many pests it has here in Palawan. The Stem Borer (Euzophera perticella) was one of my many problems with planting eggplant here in Palawan.

If you’re not an experienced farmer looking at the eggplant garden would only look like they are all okay.

Eggplants
Eggplants

But on closer inspection you would see that some of the stems of the eggplant are wilting.

Eggplant Stem Borer
Wilted Eggplant Stem Sprouts

When you see wilted stems and leaves in an eggplant, most likely you have a Stem Borer problem. Continue reading Spotting the Eggplant Stem Borer