THRIPS CONTROL

Tiny yellow spots on your garden plants? Might be thrips... learn all about thrips control here.








THRIPS CONTROL PLANT DAMAGE

Leaves will be finely-speckled with whitish or yellow spots, occasionally progressing to a silvery metallic-looking sheen. They may turn brittle and dotted with black thrip feces. Look closely and you will find the culprits.

INSECT APPEARANCE
Thrips look like tiny worms with legs (about 1/16" long). They are fairly quick-moving bugs. Shake a branch and you can see them run. You may also find black specks (bug feces).

TREATING LIGHT INFESTATION
Catch 'em if you can and squash them. Persevere and persist and you may just get the upper hand.

BIOLOGICAL WARFARE
Encarsia formosa (parasitic wasps); predatory mites;  Green Lacewings

CHEMICAL WARFARE
Treat with  Safer's Insect Killing SoapDon’t Bug Me Pyrethrum Neem Oil

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