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Asked November 22, 2014, 9:30 PM EST

1. what insect chews a ring around my carrots below the surface? 2. How to prevent mice from chewing my Valiant grape vines. 3. How best to store sunchokes to plant next spring?

St. Louis County Minnesota

Expert Response

1. Probably wireworms (reduce mulch near plants).
2. Install a physical barrier, ether metal screen or hard plastic.
3. Store as you would potatoes. check ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/datastore/234-1366.pdf
Dennis Mielke Replied November 23, 2014, 1:32 PM EST

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