Questions about: Pests

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Juanita
Answer: Hi Juanita, hard to tell from your description. if they are like a curled up grub then they may be scarab beetle larvae or ‘curl grubs’...
Category: Pests
Tags: curl grubs
Answered: 08:10AM, 21 Jan 2010
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Van
Answer: Dear Van, The fact that the hole in your egg plant is so precise it is difficult to know what has caused the hole in your egg plant. If it is a cat...
Answered: 11:28AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Diane
Answer: Diane, PestOil can be used to kill a number of sap sucking insects such as scale, mites, aphids, mealy bug and white fly. It works by blocking the...
Answered: 10:54AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Max
Answer: Hi Max, hard to say without seeing, but they could be the black flower wasp. If this is the case they are good insects which both pollinate and co...
Category: Pests
Tags: wasp
Answered: 11:34AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Carol
Answer: Hi Carol, this “black flower wasp” is not a leaf eater but feeds on nectar and other insects. see link; http://www.csiro.au/resources...
Category: Pests
Tags: insects
Answered: 10:49AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Peter
Answer: Dear Peter, Confidor will control sap sucking insects such as aphids, thrips, mealy bug and white fly. It does not control chewing insects. For ch...
Answered: 10:20AM, 19 Jan 2010
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Marrianne
Answer: Hi Marianne, most likely caterpillars. Prune by 1/2 to 2/3, fertilise and protect new growth with Yates Success caterpillar spray concentrate, a s...
Category: Pests
Tags: Geraniums
Answered: 09:42AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Kay
Answer: Hi Kay, you have stink bugs or ‘bronze-orange bugs’….a native insect that sucks the sap from the citrus stems and sprays a foul l...
Category: Pests
Answered: 08:32AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Lynne
Answer: Dear Lynne Your cherry tree is being atacked by the Pear & Cherry Slug. The product to use to control this pest is called Success Naturalyte I...
Answered: 08:13AM, 07 Jan 2010