Garden Plants and Their Problems
ENEMY DAMAGE CONTROL
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Chinaberry
Whiteflies This tree is favorite breed- Spray with DDT.
  ing ground for citrus  
  whitefly.  
Chinese Lantern
Cucumber Yellow beetle with 3 black Spray or dust with DDT.
beetle stripes devours foliage,  
  transmits mosaic.  
Tortoise beetles Golden convex beetles feed Spray or dust with DDT.
  on foliage.  
Chrysanthemum
Leaf nematode Brown wedges in leaves, Treat soil with sodium sel-
  progressive drying and dy- enate, 1/4 gram per square
  ing up the stem. foot, or spray foliage with
    parathion; make tip cut-
    tings.
Mealybugs White, mealy bugs on un- Use phosphate sprays or
  derside leaves, on stems, in aerosols.
  greenhouses.  
Aphids Green or black lice on tips. Any contact insecticide.
Four-lined Tan depressed circles in Dust with DDT or rote-
plant bug new leaves. none.
Gall midge Small, conical galls in buds, Spray with lindane or
  leaves, stems. DDT.
Lace bugs Leaves whitened, brown on Spray with lindane.
  underside.  
Thrips Leaves silvered, black Spray with lindane.
  specks on underside.  
Leaf spot Brown spots on leaves, Spray with Fermate.
  which die, hang down.  
Stunt Plants stunted, flowers No control except to get
  small, early. virus-free stock.



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