Questions about: Pests

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Rae
Answer: Hi Rae, sounds like possible beetle damage. not sure if you are saying the damaged leaf droops and dies or if the whole stem or plant droops and di...
Category: Pests
Tags: impatiens
Answered: 12:44PM, 17 Mar 2010
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Jocelyn
Answer: Dear Jocelyn, I am assuming you have found the larvae of a longicorn beetle in your orange tree. There is no chemical registered that I can recomme...
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:28PM, 11 Mar 2010
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Brooke
Answer: Dear Brooke, The black and yellow caterpillar that is attacting your lillies is called the Lily Caterpillar. They chew away the leaf surfaces and ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:58AM, 11 Mar 2010
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Annie
Answer: It sounds very much like the larvae of the small citrus butterfly. As these beasties consume large volumes of foliage it is worth spraying your tre...
Answered: 12:22PM, 10 Mar 2010
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Margaret
Answer: Dear Margaret, Without seeing the particular grub in question it is likely that the manure has attracted insects that have laid their eggs amongst ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:24AM, 12 Mar 2010
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Kathleen
Answer: Dear Kathleen, As your cat eats and lies in this area, the safest method of getting rid of these caterpillars is hand removal. I can appreciate th...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:23PM, 11 Mar 2010
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Elli
Answer: Dear Elli, I don’t know of any caterpillar repellent that is available. If you want to keep the caterpillars under control in your garden, y...
Category: Pests
Answered: 12:55PM, 08 Mar 2010
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Bernie
Answer: Dear Bernie, Curl grub are the larvae of a beetles, one of which is the african black beetle which is active in our lawns and our garden beds in ea...
Answered: 11:43AM, 08 Mar 2010
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Dee
Answer: Hi Dee, this is an unusual symptom for this species and we need a lot more to diagnose it without seeing it. Suggest a sample in a sealed plastic b...
Category: Pests
Tags: disease
Answered: 06:59AM, 01 Mar 2010
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Audrey
Answer: Dear Audrey, Confidor is registered for sap sucking insects such as aphids,thrips, mealy bug etc. and is not registered for use on raspberries for ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 03:14PM, 02 Mar 2010