Aphid Information

Aphid Information - Aphids Pest Control

Affected Plants:
Wide range of plants.

Damage:
Sap is sucked from leaves causing them to yellow.

Predator Insects:
Ladybugs, spiders, syrphid flies, lacewings.

Natural Insecticides:
Soap-Shield, nicotine, pyrethrum, sabadilla, summer horticultural spray oil.

Other Methods of Control:

  • Make your own soap spray by adding a few drops of liquid soap to a gallon of water.
  • Place aluminum foil on the ground under young plants.
  • Use yellow containers of soapy water as traps.
  • Use yellow sticky traps.
  • Use row covers.

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