Whitefly – How to control

Direct Start Method of Pumpkin Growing


Description: : 1/10 to 1/16″ long, milk-white color. When

disturbed, the flies flutter about like tiny snowflakes.

On houseplants, greenhouse plants, fruits and vegetables,

they cause leaves to yellow and dry. Black sooty mold

grows on honeydew secretions of whiteflies. Leaves drop


Solution: Oil-AwayTM Insecticidal

Spray provides excellent control, even of the

Sweet Potato Whitefly strain. Release Encarsia formosa (whitefly parasite)

in greenhouse or outdoor areas sheltered from winds.

Until parasites arrive, or indoors, use Pyola. Yellow Sticky Traps also provide

some control.


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