Garden Plants and Their Problems
ENEMY DAMAGE CONTROL
Eggplant (cont.)  
Verticillium Fungus lives in soil; plant Rotate crop. Chose land
wilt stunted, wilts, may die. that has not recently grown
    potatoes or tomatoes.
English Ivy
Aphids Small black lice thick on For house plants try DX
  new leaves and stems; hon- Aero-Spray or Antrol
  eydew. Flower Bomb.
Red spider Leaves gray or yellow, Give a weekly bath; spray
  dusty. with Aramite.
Scales-olean- Leaves yellowing, vines un- Weekly bath, occasional
der, Florida thrifty. dip in nicotine-soap solu-
red, soft   tion; if this fails try Volck
brown, others   or Malathon.
Eucalyptus
Scale insects Various species encrust Summer oil sprays.
  bark.  
Euonymus
Euonymus scale Thin white males, brown Dormant oil spray plus
  females cover leaves and Malathon for crawling
  stems; cause yellowing, stage.
  death of vines.  
Powdery White felty patches on Syringe with water, and
mildew leaves, common in South dust with sulfur.
  and California.  
Crown gall Large irregular galls along No feasible control.
  vines.  
Eupatorium
Golden-glow Red aphids on stem. Any contact insecticide.
aphid
Crown rot Plants die, reddish tan Dig out plant and sur-
  sclerotia at base. rounding soil. See under
    Rots.
Botrytis blight Gray mold often girdles Cut out infected parts;
  base of stem, tops wilt. spray with copper or
    Fermate.



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