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Tarnished Plant Bug

By National Gardening Association Editors

Tarnished Plant Bug

This bug gets its name from its coppery-brown color. It is a major pest, especially for commercial growers. The list of favorite hosts reads like a catalog of major crops:...
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Control Borers on Iris

Iris borers cause foliage to be ragged and yellow-streaked and rhizomes soft and mushy. The tunneling in the rhizome allows rot diseases to invade. To control, dig up, remove, and destroy severely infected rhizomes.


 

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