Various Tomato Worms

All about tomato worms. How to catch and kill different kinds of tomato eating worms. Biological pest control methods for nematode worms, tomato horn worm and beet armyworm.



Tobacco worm eating an Angel Trumpet plant.

In the world of tomato pests, worms seem to do most of the damage.

There are several types of tomato eating worms. From the root knot nematode who does his dirty work underground, sucking the life from the plant's root system to the sinister-looking tomato horn worm who can munch a tomato vine down to the ground in a single evening.

Below, you will find links to pages about each tomato pest worm. Each page contains information about the biological pest control methods that work best against that particular tomato pest.

Tomato Horn Worm

Tomato horn worms are the worst pests in the vegetable garden but these voracious tomato eating worms can be easily controlled. Biological natural pest control.

Nematode Worms

Types of nematode worms. Beneficial and parasitic nematodes. Root knot soil nematodes. Plant nematodes. Flea control nematodes. Buy nematodes.

Tomato or Beet Armyworms

Beet armyworms. Tomato pests. Natural armyworm control. Nontoxic tomato plant pest control that kills armyworms.

Tomato Fruitworm

The tomato fruitworm is a tomato pest that burrows into the immature fruit. Biological pest controls such as Bacillus thuringiensis and parasitic wasps will help you stop the damage.


Bonide Bacillus Thuringiensis Thuricide:  Concentrate 8 oz

Bonide Bacillus Thuringiensis Thuricide: Concentrate 8 oz

Bacillus Thuringiensis Thuricide Concentrate, or BT, controls moth larvae, alfalfa, redhumped caterpillars, cabbage lopper, omnivorous and fruit tree leaf roller. Use BT Thuricide Concentrate on alfalfa, broccoli, cabbage, mustard greens, melons and tomatoes. Mix 1- 4 tsp per gallon of water. Due to changes in shipping regulations, we cannot ship this item to California.





Cankerworms - Inchworms
Cankerworms aka inchworms. Spring and fall cankerworm images. Get inchworm facts and info about killing inchworms here. Controlling canker worm damage. Photo of inchworm or measuring worm larvae and moths.

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