Garden Plants and Their Problems
ENEMY DAMAGE CONTROL
Snapdragon
Cyclamen mite Leaves curled, buds de- Spray with Dimite.
  formed.  
Rust Chocolate spore pustules. Resistant varieties, dust
    with Fermate-sulfur.
Snowball
Snowball aphid Young leaves tightly Replace common snowball
  curled. with Japanese variety.
Snowberry
Aphids Several species infest tips. Any contact insecticide.
Anthracnose Berries turn black, mum- Try spraying with Fermate
and spot mify or have sunken, pur- or copper.
anthracnose ple spots.  
Soybean
Velvetbean Commonly defoliates in Dust with DDT.
caterpillar South.  
Japanese beetles Chew leaves to lace. Dust with DDT or rote-
    none.
Spinach
Spinach leaf Blotch mines in leaves. Remove infested leaves.
miner
Spinach flea Small black beetle; tiny Dust with rotenone.
beetle shotholes in leaves.  
Spinach aphid Green louse stunts plants, Spray or dust with pyre-
  transmits mosaic. thrum, nicotine, rotenone,
    or TEPP.
Downy mildew Yellow spots on leaves, pur- Spray with Dithane or
  plish mold underneath. Parzate.
Mosaic (blight) Plants turn yellow, die. Use Old Dominion or Vir-
    ginia Blight Resistant vari-
    eties.
Spirea
Spirea aphid Green lice abundant on Any contact insectide.
  tips.  



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