Garden Plants and Their Problems
ENEMY DAMAGE CONTROL
Petunia
Flea beetles Leaves riddled with small Dust with DDT.
  round holes.  
Colorado potato Larger holes in leaves. Dust with DDT.
beetle
Tobacco mosaic Foliage mottled. Remove infected plants; do
    not smoke near petunias.
Dodder Orange tendrils strangle Remove affected parts.
  plants.  
Phlox
Red spider Leaves yellow, underside Spray with Aramite or dust
  mealy. with sulfur.
Phlox plant bug Small orange and black Dust with DDT (this will
  bugs make pale spots on increase red spiders).
  leaves.  
Powdery mil- White coating on leaves, Dust with sulfur, or copper
dew stems. spray.
""Blight, rust"" Lower leaves turn brown, No real control; cut old
  die; not due to a parasite. stems at ground level in
    fall to encourage new
    growth.
Pine
Pine needle White, pear-shaped shells Dormant lime-sulfur or oil
scale on needles, branches turn spray.
  yellow.  
Pine bark aphid White fluff on bark, under- Spray with lindane.
  side of branches.  
Pine sawflies Larvae eat old needles leav- Spray with DDT or lead
(several species) ing naked branches. arsenate.
Pine shoot moth Tip light colored, crooked. Remove before moth ap-
    pears.
White-pine wee- Leader dies. Cut out; tie up lateral for
vil   new leader.
Pine webworms Needles webbed together. DDT if necessary; unim-
    portant.



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