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Folk Methods of Controlling Plant Pests Part 2

Infusions of Mustard, Marigold, Dandelion, and Chamomile From Pests Infusion of mustard from pests is used against the red apple tick, aphids, sawflies, scoop caterpillars, whites and other pests. To prepare it, pour 10 g of dry mustard into 1 liter of hot water (50-60 ° C), insist for two days, and then strain. Infusion …

Common Spider Mite (Tetranychus Urticae)

Pest Type: Pest Vegetable Indoor Crop Class: Arachnids – Arachnida Subclass: Ticks – Acari Row: Acariformi Mites – Acariformes Family: spider mites – Tetranychidae Dangerous pest of vegetables in greenhouses and greenhouses. Most often, it damages cucumbers, melon, watermelons, eggplant, peppers, beans, much less often – tomatoes. The adult female tick has a wide oval …

Mint Spotted (Blanjulus Guttulatus)

Pest Type: Pest Vegetable Indoor Crop Class: Millipedes – Myriapoda Row: leggy – Diplopoda The pest has a thin body, cylindrical in shape, with sparse bristles and warts on the sides.  Body-color – depending on age, white or yellowish, with black-brown dots. Body length – 7-15 mm. Kivsyaki breed by laying eggs in the soil. …

Beet Root Aphid (Pemphigus Fuscicornis)

Pest Type: Sugar Beet Pest Row: Equine – Homoptera Family: Pemphigi – Pemphigidae It is found everywhere. Damages beets, quinoa, and other quinoa. A wingless parthenogenic female 2.1-2.6 mm in size has an ovoid body, yellow-brown or greenish in color; the upper part of the head, antennae, legs, plates of the spiracles are brownish and …

Folk Methods of Controlling Plant Pests

To rid your garden of pests, you do not have to use purchased chemicals. It is much safer to fight pests with folk remedies, and the effectiveness of such methods is no less. How to prepare wormwood infusion against fruit pests, as well as infusions and decoctions from other plants, can be found in the …

Onion Fly Fighting

The fight against onion flies is a hot topic for gardeners who grow onion vegetables and flowers. Such an insect can in a short time not only completely destroy the planting and future crop, but also make the used agricultural land unsuitable for the subsequent sowing of such plants. Onion Fly: Photo and Description Here …

Raspberry Weevil (Anthonomus Rubi)

Pest Type: Pest of Strawberry and Raspberry Row: Coleoptera – Coleoptera Family: Weevils – Curculionidae It is found everywhere, numerous in woodland and forest-steppe. Damages raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, roses, rose hips. Beetle 2-3 mm long, oval, black with a brown tint, covered with thin light gray hairs; the shield is white; rostrum long, thin, slightly …

Onion Moth (Acrolepiopsis Assectella)

Pest Type: Lily Crop Pest Row: Lepidoptera – Lepidoptera Family: Acrolepids – Acrolepiidae In Russia it is ubiquitous. It damages onions, garlic, less often other plants of the onion family. A small butterfly, wingspan 13-16 mm; the front wings are dark brown or gray with a slightly contrasting white pattern and with a sharp light …

Beetroot Leaf Aphid (Aphis Fabae)

Pest Type: Sugar Beet Pest Row: Equine – Homoptera Family: Aphids – Aphididae It is found everywhere, especially numerous in the western regions. In addition to beets, it damages legumes, nightshade, Asteraceae, pumpkin, and other cultivated plants and weeds. The wingless parthenogenic female 1.8-2.5 mm long has an oval body, black with a green-brown tint, …

Curved Leaf Currant (Pandemis Ribeana)

Pest Type: Fruit Pests Row: Lepidoptera – Lepidoptera Family: Leaflet Tortricidae It is found everywhere. It damages the berries, preferring all currants, rowan, thorn, hawthorn, rosehip, oak, birch, linden, maple, poplar, ash, barberry, buckthorn, hazel, spruce, larch, etc. Butterfly with a wingspan of 16-24 mm; fore wings terry yellow or light brown; the base of …

Rapeseed Leaf Beetle (Entomoscelis Adonidis)

Pest Type: Cabbage Pest Row: Coleoptera – Coleoptera Family: leaf beetles – Chrysomelidae It occurs in the steppe and forest-steppe zones. Damages cabbage, canola, radishes, swede, mustard, and other cabbage plants. Beetle 7-10 mm in size, elongated oval; yellow-black on top with longitudinal black stripes along the seam and in the middle of the elytra; …

Cabbage Bug (Eurydema Ventralis)

Pest Type: Cabbage Pest Row: Hemoptera – Hemiptera Family: Pentatomides – Pentatomidae It is found everywhere, very numerous. It damages various varieties of cabbage, radish, radish, turnip, swede, wild cabbage plants. The adults are 8-10 mm in size, the body is flat, the anterior back is red with 6 black spots, on the scutellum and …

Root Circadian (Pentastiridius Leporinus)

Pest Type: Sugar Beet Pest Row: Equine – Homoptera Family: Cixiids – Cixiidae It is found everywhere. It damages beets, potatoes, cabbage, peas, cereals, and other crops. The adults are 6–9 mm in size, the body is flattened, the chairman is short, with a rounded front edge, the anterior back is short, wide; the shield …

Plant Pests: Control Part 2

Garden Pests Cherry Fly and Tinker The pest is a cherry fly – a two-winged insect belonging to the family of variegated wings. The body length of the pest is 3-5 mm, it is shiny, dark brown in color. The eyes of the insect are faceted, the head and legs are yellow. On the transparent …