grasshoppers and ants - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by janbeavers01
June 18, 2010
grasshoppers and ants are removing all the leaves from my crape myrtle bushes, what do i doto get rid of them

Answer from NGA
June 18, 2010


Grasshoppers and ants are probably best controlled with rotenone, sabadilla or pyrethrum sprays applied when you first notice the damage. Grasshoppers can also be controlled with biological weapon called Nosema locustae. It should be readily available in your local garden center. Best wishes with your garden!

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