bugs!!!! - Knowledgebase Question

Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
Question by spkaren
May 31, 2009
ok, i am upset!I went out this morning@1:00AM EST. and i have small black bugs on my cuke plant leaves, they are literaly eating away the leaves!also the leaves are turning yellow, whats left of them that is! now i told u i was having problems! before.Now what do i do?this is simply awfull.

Answer from NGA
May 31, 2009


Those little pests sound like flea beetles. Botanical pesticides recommended for controlling flea beetles include neem, rotenone, pyrethrin, and sabadilla. Non-organic control includes Sevin. Be sure to apply according to label directions. Best wishes with your cucumber plant!

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