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Powdery and Downy Mildew
Building your own Indoor Grow Room part 2
Building your own Indoor Grow Room part 1
The Benefits of Chelated Micro-nutrients
Is the pH really that important?
Getting Bigger Yields From your Hydroponic Plants
Tips for getting the most out of your nutrients
Millions of dollars lost in hydroponic tomato plant sabotage
Growing Hydroponic Raspberries, part 2
Looking for suggestions
11 Plant Garden
Using a float switch exposed to mothballs
Guidance Required for Run to waste Garlic Setup
The three main challenges of the hydroponic farmer
Newbie to this forum and to hydroponics
Solution recipe for radishes
bibb lettuce question
My first indoor aeroponic setup
Aquaponic system ph level and nutrients
Can maincrop potatoes grow in soil-less environment?
Selling barely used 10and 8 ton ventilation systems & more
First Timer to Hydrophonics
need help with Peace Lily
NFT uneven growth
Cyanobacteria, tea not working, PLEASE HELP!
Ebb and Flow question
Seed germination questions
Biological Pest Control 9-6
Leaf Miners are a major problem for many crops. The larvae form
tunnels in the leaves of the plant. This may lead to desiccation and
early leaf loss. The loss of chlorophyll may result in severe reduc-
tions in yields.
||Leaf Miner adults are small black and yellow flies. Leaf Miners eggs are inserted in leaves
and larvae feed between leaf surfaces, creat-
ing a meandering track or "mine." At high
population levels, entire leaves may be cov-
ered with these tracks. Mature larvae leave
the tracks, dropping to the ground to pupate.
This life cycle takes only 2 weeks in warm
Dacnusa sibirica and Diglyphus isaea
These parasitic wasps lay their eggs in or near leaf miner larvae. The young parasite larvae
hatch from these eggs and begin to feed on their host, internally if Dacnusa and externally
if Diglyphus. Eventually a new parasite adult emerges to continue the work of its predecessors.
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