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How to Get Rid of Aphids on Plants


Aphids are small sap-sucking insects. It is also called Green Fly or Black Fly. Their body color can be white, black, brown, gray, yellow, light green, or even pink depending on their species. Black teal usually prefers to eat young, tender leaves, stems and buds. These colonies live there and gather on young shoots, leaves and buds, penetrate into their veins and start sucking the sap, thus the shoots become distorted and wither and the plants turn yellow and cause Pre-Mature Death.

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Premature Death

The best time for them to be active is in spring i.e. March, April, May. Adults are usually wingless, but most develop a winged form when populations become high and food quality is compromised, causing the insects to migrate to other plants. And then the hardness of these plants comes.

Who prefers black Aphids or slow Aphids?

  1. Fruity plants (melon, lemon, tomato)
  2. Vine grown vegetables
  3. Vegetables that grow underground
  4. Leafy vegetables
  5. Herbs
  6. Ornamental plants
  7. Shrubs

How to detect black Aphids or slow Aphids?

  1. Curling of leaves
  2. Stoppage of leaves
  3. Yellowing of leaves
  4. Loss of leaves
  5. Look under the leaves for the slimy black oil hidden there
  6. Distortion of flowers or fruit
  7. Their waste attracts other insects, which increases the chances of fungus on the plant.

How to avoid black Aphids or slow Aphids?

  1. Spray your plants like tomatoes, lemons, etc. with strong cold water, which will make them leave their place and not come back.
  2. If your plant has been heavily attacked by them, then clean your plant well with water mixed with flour, this will lead to their death.
  3. Neem oil and insecticide spray are also effective weapons against them.
  4. Take a quart (4 cups) of water, add a teaspoon of dish liquid lemon max soup or shampoo and shake well in the bottle. Then add a pinch of ground red pepper and shake it. Then spray the soil, twigs and leaves above and below. This spray is enough for two weeks, if necessary, you can spray again. The spray will act as a blanketing like we would cover a shawl and will suffocate due to blanketing and lack of oxygen – spray in the afternoon.



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