Plagues Of Flowers

June 7th, 2016 by nathan Leave a reply »

Flowers are one of the components most beautiful that can occur in a garden, but so that it retains its beauty is necessary to try to avoid the presence of pests of flowers and for that task it is best to learn more about various pests of flowers and so have some knowledge in combating pests that can damage the image of flowers. Sowbugs: also known as cooked, are a few small insects that have a protective shield and when attacking flowers nailed his pica in the leaves to get the SAP from them, which will produce discolored leaves, that with the loss of SAP will be yellow and eventually fall, also part of the SAP that consume ejected it in the form of liquid, and such liquid fungi to settle. To combat the mealybugs can make use of a cotton tissue moistened with alcohol or apply insecticide anticochinillas. Aphids: they are small insects of Greens, Browns, blacks and yellows colors. To be in flowers faithless nailed his beak and will absorb the lifeblood, what You will have as an effect the deformation of leaves, also they give way to the formation of fungi, also attract the ants, since these take care of aphids. To deal with this type of pests of flowers, you can cut the leaves in case that is a weak attack and gently wipe the leaves with water and a little SOAP, but if the attack is already advanced it is necessary to use an insecticide. Whitefly: as its name suggests are small white flies, which occur to a greater extent in flowers such as Begonia, Fuchsia, dahlia, geranium, poinsettia, Rosal, Laurel, Gardenia, Coleus, Cineraria, spring, Sage, Gerbera. The damage caused by these pests of flowers is due to a constant snacking, which discolored leaves, if leaves is intense Thisis and may even fall, also produces an excretion that give way to the presence of the fungi.

To address this type of pests of flowers it is good to spray the undersides of leaves with chemical treatments, which must be repeated several times. Thrips: are tiny insects which just measure a few millimeters, causing discolorations in the leaves of the flowers. Indeed this type of pests of flowers does not cause great harm, but sometimes is necessary chemical intervention. Black donut: is a type of Caterpillar that is feeding neck of the flowers and their lower leaves, which means a great destruction to the flowers. To kill the pests of flowers as the black donut based pyrethrins, applying it at dusk, products should be used since this pest is nocturnal. Ornamental: they are a sort of color bright green beetles, which eat flowers, buds and sprouts leaves. Chemical treatments is usually not needed, but they must attack with hands or some means to capture them or crush them. Original author and source of the article


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