Questions tagged: aphids

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Alan
Answer: You may wish to try Yates Natures Way Insect and Mite Killer Natrasoap. This product is soap based and coats the insect causing it to suffocate and...
Category: Pests
Answered: 03:38PM, 25 Mar 2010
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Trudy
Answer: Hi Trudy, trees and shrubs that aren’t grown specifically for fruit will generally fall under the classifiacation “ornamentals”. ...
Category: Pests
Tags: aphids
Answered: 07:08AM, 20 Apr 2010
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Slobod...
Answer: Hi Siobodanka, If the insects are quite small and congregated on the new shoots they are probably aphids. These can be controlled with Pest oil or...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus, aphids
Answered: 09:39AM, 25 Oct 2011
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Peggy
Answer: Hi Peggy, Thrips are tiny black elongated insects that are often seen on flowers and vegetables. If the insects are slightly larger and rounder it ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: lettuce, aphids
Answered: 03:22PM, 02 Nov 2011
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veronica
Answer: Hi Veronica, The small black insects are probably aphids and the ants are attracted to the sugary substance excreted after the aphids feed. Yates N...
Category: Pests
Tags: aphids, roses
Answered: 12:09PM, 30 Jan 2012
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ejik
Answer: Hi Ejik, The weeping cherry appears to have a bad infestation of aphids which can suck the sap of the leaves and shoots. Often the newly formed le...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 02:30PM, 17 Sep 2012
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Erin
Answer: Hi Erin, There is a viral disease called potato mosaic which causes the leaves to mottle and crinkle. Sometimes the leaf veins are blackened. Have ...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 09:05AM, 24 Sep 2012
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Barbara
Answer: Hi Barbara, Check around the base of the plants and ensure the mulch is not up against the trunks. Also check the soil moisture below the surface ...
Category: General
Answered: 10:23AM, 24 Sep 2012
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John
Answer: Hi John, What you’re describing sounds very much like aphids. These are small soft bodied insects with sucking mouthparts. Aphids can be con...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 01:18PM, 04 Dec 2014
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William
Answer: Hi Will, It looks like the prunus has been infested by aphids. These insects suck the sap and cuase the newly emerging leaves to become twisted an...
Category: Pests
Tags: aphids
Answered: 09:09AM, 10 Dec 2014
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Cheryl
Answer: Hi Cheryl, It may well be aphid damage. Thrips and mites are also pests of strawberries. In any case, these insects are sap suckers and need to ...
Answered: 10:26AM, 12 May 2015
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Ljupco
Answer: Hi Ljupco Thank you for contacting Yates, looks like the new growths have been attacked by some sap-sucking insects before, you may try Yates Natur...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: veggies, aphids
Answered: 02:33PM, 07 Nov 2016
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lyn
Answer: Hi Lyn, Thanks for contacting Yates. From your description it sounds like you have an issue with sooty mould on your gardenia. This is produced whe...
Answered: 12:39PM, 13 Jun 2017
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Subir
Answer: Hi Subir, Thanks for contacting Yates. Sooty mould is caused by the sap that is exuded from sap sucking insects such as scale or aphids. The best w...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 09:56AM, 22 Jul 2017
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Mike
Answer: Hi Mike, Thanks for contacting Yates. Pest oil is a great product to scale and aphids, however, with all products in our range, they are registered...
Answered: 10:34AM, 23 Aug 2017
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Adrian
Answer: Hi Adrian, Thank you for contacting Yates. To control these aphids you can use Nature’s Way Citrus & Ornamental Spray. Repeat application...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:09AM, 11 Jan 2018
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graham
Answer: Hi Graham, Thank you for contacting Yates. To assist with the control of aphids on orchids, we recommend applying ‘Yates Natures Way Vegie & He...
Category: Pests
Tags: aphids, orchid
Answered: 01:12PM, 08 Feb 2019