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Greenfly/blackfly (aphids)

Blackfly and  greenfly (aphids) are very common sap sucking pests affecting nearly all types of plants. Colonies are visible around new buds or shoots in spring onwards. Leaves may twist or yellow and become puckered and distorted as they develop.  Aphids can be present on outdoor plants from early on in the season and can be quite successfully controlled. Specific species of Aphids can be found on specific host plants.  ie lupins.  Some plant viruses can be spread via the mouth parts of aphids as they move from plant to plant. 

Product solution: Provado Ultimate Bug Killer Concentrate 2, Ready To Use, Provado Ultimate Fruit and Vegetable Bug Killer - ready to use / concentrate, Sprayday Greenfly Killer, Natria Bug Control, Organic Bug Free..

Cultural control:  Encourage birds into the garden to feed on the aphids ie Blue Tits.

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