Garden Plants and Their Problems
ENEMY DAMAGE CONTROL
Begonia (cont.)  
Aphids Green, sometimes brown DX Aero-Spray.
  lice on foliage.  
Leaf nematodes Brown blotches on leaves. Keep plants separated;
    avoid handling; dip in hot
    water, 115-118F.for 3
    minutes.
Black vine wee- Roots of tuberous begonias Treat soils with chlordane.
vil eaten by grubs.  
Botrytis blight Gray mold-in moist green- Avoid syringing; remove
  houses. infected parts.
Oedema Swellings on leaves from Do not water too much in
  over-watering. cloudy weather.
Birch
Birch leaf Large, conspicuous brown Spray with lindane or
miner blotches in leaves. chlordane, starting in May.
Bronze birch Trees killed from top Cut out infested parts be-
borer down. fore April. Spray with
    DDT.
Cankerworms Holes in leaves. Spray with lead arsenate or
and other   DDT.
caterpillars
Aphids Small yellow and/or large Spray with lindane or nico-
  green lice often cover tine and soap.
  leaves.  
Bittersweet
Euonymus scale Thin white scale all over Dormant oil spray, or Mal-
  vines. athon for crawling stage.
Aphids Black or green lice on new Any contact spray.
  shoots.  
Blackberry
Blackberry Tips curl and stop grow- Spray at once with nicotine
psyllid ing. and soap.
Rose scale Round white scales on Dormant lime-sulfur spray.
  canes.  
Bramble spot Numerous small spots on Dormant lime-sulfur spray.
anthracnose canes, light centers, reddish Fermate before bloom and
  margins. after picking.



      (c)2005, common-garden-pests.com