Papaya Insects - Knowledgebase Question

Miami, Fl
Question by melgreen39
July 3, 2010
There is some type of aphid? or other insect between my papaya fruit. What can I use to kill the insect without damaging fruit?


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Answer from NGA
July 3, 2010

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Since the flowers need to be pollinated by insects you won't want to use any insecticides until the fruits are well formed. Once they are growing well you can use a strong stream of water to dislodge the insects or you can use insecticidal soap sprays to kill them off. Good luck with your papayas!

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