white flies - Knowledgebase Question

Atascadero, Ca
Question by dancejd
October 7, 2009
I'm trying to grow green beans organically. What is an organic solution to a white flie infestation?


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Answer from NGA
October 7, 2009

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Sticky traps can work when hung near or on your plants; ladybugs will feed on the eggs; hosing them off with water will make them go away for a while. Soap spray can kill them if you spray them directly. Aside from these, commercially prepared insecticidal soap (such as Safer's) is generally accepted by organic growers. Hope this information helps!

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