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By Ferry

south waler, United Kingdom Gb

why do i have small deep holes in my potatoes



Usual reason for holes in tubers, in Britain, is keeled slugs. These live in the soil and burrow into the tubers. Then other things move in, like millipedes or woodlice.
Or, it could be leatherjackets, they too bore into tubers.
Cut worms are another possibility too.

23 Oct, 2015


my first thought were small slugs too Owd.

23 Oct, 2015


Are there wire worms in the UK?

24 Oct, 2015


Yes and they do burrow into potatoes too,Sorry forgot about them.
Larva of click beetles by the way.

24 Oct, 2015



24 Oct, 2015

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