Potato Leafhopper

Alan R. Eaton - Competitive Grower Atlantic Giant Pumpkins



Description: These small, light green, triangle-shaped insects

feed on potatoes, eggplant, vine crops, beans, rhubarb

and peanuts. Hopper-burn by potato leafhopper causes

80% of insect damage on potatoes in the eastern U.S.

Yield reduction can be drastic; eventually the plant


Solution: Super-Light Insect Barriers provide

a good shield. Thorough spraying underneath leaves with

Rotenone/Copper Combo or PyolaTM Insecticidal

Spray also provides control.


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