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Intermountain potato leafhopper

Post  olga.harrison on 6/7/2012, 1:43 pm

hello gardeners,
i finally found out what kills my potatoes, it's Intermountain potato leafhopper . i would like to know how to kill it. any advice?


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Re: Intermountain potato leafhopper

Post  Turan on 6/7/2012, 2:03 pm

Maybe a floating row cover is your best bet. UC IPM says to deal with like flea beetles or aphids. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/selectnewpest.potatoes.html
I gather they are resistant to most sprays, that is what happens with pests of commodity crops.


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Post  olga.harrison on 6/7/2012, 2:13 pm

thank you! will try to spray. can't really cover them. we have very strong winds, i chase my trash can every other week:)


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