Garden Plants and Their Problems
ENEMY DAMAGE CONTROL
Blackberry (cont.)
Crown gall Large, irregular gall near Do not accept new plants
  crown. with enlargements at crown
    or on roots.
Rust Orange pustules on under- Remove and burn entire
  side of leaves. plant.
Boston Ivy
Japanese beetles Leaves chewed to lace. Spray with DDT.
Leafhoppers Foliage whitened. Spray with DDT.
Leaf spot Irregular brown spots, es- Spray with copper or Fer-
  pecially on new leaves. mate.
Boxelder
Boxelder bug Red and black bug gets Spray or dust with chlor-
  into houses from boxelder. dane.
Boxwood
Oystershell scale Dark shells on twigs, Dormant oil spray.
  leaves.  
Leaf miner Blisters in leaves; orange Spray with DDT before
  flies. flies appear in May.
Mites Foliage yellow or grayish. Spray with Aramite.
Boxwood Terminal leaves cupped. Spray with nicotine in
psyllid   June.
Meadow nema- Plant bronzed, sickly, roots Treat soil with parathion.
todes disintegrated.  
Volutella blight Branches dying, salmon- Clean out bushes annually;
  pink pustules on twigs, spray with 1 to 50 lime-
  leaves. sulfur.
Broccoli, Brussel
Sprouts,
Cabbage,
Cauliflower
Cabbage mag- Seedlings wilt, white grubs Treat soil with calomel or
got on roots. lindane or Carco-X, or use
    tar paper square around
    seedling.
Cabbage worms Green caterpillars devour Dust with rotenone.
  leaves.  



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