Garden Plants and Their Problems
ENEMY DAMAGE CONTROL
Narcissus (cont.)
Basal rot Chocolate, dry rot at base Discard rotted bulbs; dust
  of bulb. with Arasan before plant-
    ing.
Smoulder Black sclerotia on bulb; Inspect bulbs carefully be-
  may not grow. fore planting.
Nasturtium
Bean aphid Black lice abundant on Spray thoroughly with
  stems, leaves, buds. nicotine-soap or any good
    contact spray.
Oak
Scale insects Many species infest bark. Dormant oil spray.
Cankerworms Trees nearly defoliated at Spray with lead arsenate.
and many peak of cycle.  
other cater-
pillars
Galls Many insects make galls on No feasible control.
  leaves, twigs, common but  
  unimportant.  
Lace bugs Leaves whitened in mid- Spray with lindane.
  summer.  
Oak wilt Trees wilting, dying in No control except remov-
  many states; serious. ing diseased trees.
Okra
Aphids Leaves curled, distorted, Spray or dust with nico-
  plants stunted. tine.
Corn earworm Holes eaten in pods. Hand-pick worms; destroy
    damaged pods.
Japanese beetles Eat foliage and flowers. Dust with rotenone.
Oleander
Scales - olean- Round, flat pale-yellow Spray with Volck.
der, Florida scale, or dark red; with  
red, others sooty mold.  
Mealybugs White cottony bugs. Spray with Volck.
Aphids Black or green lice on new Spray with nicotine-soap.
  shoots.  



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