Similar Questions

Toni
09:11AM, 22 Oct 2009
Answer: Hardenbergia can develop leaf spots which can b...
Category: Diseases
Expert
09:11AM, 22 Oct 2009
Katherine
Can I use tomato dust on my other veggie plants in the garden?

I am having a problem with cabbage butterfly. Also the leaves on my tomato plant are turning yellow and getting some black spots on them then they wilt, I bought tomato dust, will that work? Can I use the tomato dust on my other veggies?

Submitted: 08:02PM, 21 Oct 2009
Answer: Yates Tomato Dust contains 3 active ingredients that control pests and diseases that specifically attack tomatoes. Sulfur and Copper Oxychloride act as protectant fungicides. Sulfur is also a miticide. Spinosad is an insecticide derived from natural soil bacteria which controls the tomato grub.

Another product that can be used to control certain leaf eating and sucking insects on leafy vegetables is called Nature’s Way Vegetable Dust Derris. Nature’ Way Caterpillar Killer Dipel and Success Naturalyte Insect Control can also be used to control caterpillars including the cabbage white butterfly.

Answered: 01:31PM, 28 Oct 2009

Comments

This area is for general comments from members of the public. Some questions or comments may not receive a reply from Yates. For specific gardening advice visit Ask an expert Alternatively you may wish to contact us.