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sudden change to some plants, some dying completely as if not watered, there are deposits of a white scale like powdery substance thru the plants

Submitted: 12:42PM, 28 Mar 2015
Answer: It sounds like a sap sucking insect is sucking all the sap out of the branch before it can get to the leaves. It there is a white powdery substance it is likely you have mealybug. This little sap sucker produces the white powdery substance as well as honey dew which ants will collect, the ants will even spread them around the plant and protect them from natural predators.
Confidor Garden Insecticide will be very effective in controlling mealy bug as it is a systemic insecticide and should control them throughout the plant
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