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Name: Shirley Stiles
NE Missouri (Zone 5b)
shirleyastil
May 30, 2017 6:28 PM CST
These are all over the stems of my tomato plants. What are they and how do I get rid of them?
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
May 30, 2017 7:24 PM CST
Welcome!

Sorry but we need clearer photos.
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Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
May 31, 2017 12:37 PM CST
Some soapy water spray should take care of them. 1 Tbls regular dawn dish soap to 1 gallon water.
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Name: Shirley Stiles
NE Missouri (Zone 5b)
shirleyastil
May 31, 2017 2:46 PM CST
Thank You! but what are they?
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
May 31, 2017 3:23 PM CST
I good as i can tell on my phone.
I BELIEVE !!! they are aphids.
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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
May 31, 2017 3:27 PM CST
Philip is correct, they are aphids.
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
May 31, 2017 8:46 PM CST
Did you add a third photo? They are aphids. Sighing!
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