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One thing you can do is to use row covers to protect your plants from the beetles. The row covers would have to be removed once the plants begin to flower so pollination can occur but by then the plants are more mature and less susceptible to damage. When you see the beetles, they can be controlled with by spraying Bonide Eight according to the label directions. Bayer Advanced Fruit, Citrus & Vegetable Insect Control is a systemic insect control that is labelled for various beetles on vegetables. This product is poured at the base of the plants and is taken up by the roots. Use only according to the label directions and pay close attention to the pre-harvest interval.