Whitefly is most often found in crops and plants grown in a glasshouse or conservatory. The main symptoms are yellow leafing and sticky upper surface of leaves. It can be controlled either with Chemicals or non-Chemicals.
Whitefly - Symptoms and how to Control them!
Scientific name: Trialeurodes vaporariorum, Aleurodes brassicae
Plants affected: Many although soft leaves plants are most susceptible.
Main symptoms: leaf yellowing, sticky upper-surface of leaves and possible black sooty mould from sticky honeydew produced by larval stages.
Most active: all year round at 10C up to 35C, if temperature is lower they simply slow their rate of development.
SB Invigorator for adults integrated with biological for larval stages.
Written by: Neil Helyer, IPM Specialist, Fargro Ltd.
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