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leafminer on citrus

Post  sparrowbranch on 8/30/2010, 10:37 am

i know citrus isnt really sfg, but I was hoping that someone here might have experience with this.

My newly planted (last winter) lemon, lime, and tangerine trees have grown very well but have an abundance of leafminer.

I consulted the University of Florida website and it suggests doing nothing and that the population will dwindle as temperatures decline.

Doing nothing can be difficult Smile So, without using harsh chemicals, could anyone share success they've had with reducing this leafminer population?

thank you so much!

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Re: leafminer on citrus

Post  Chopper on 9/19/2010, 2:59 pm

A little late, but I just pull off infected leaves. I figure that keeps them from spreading. Let us know how it unfolds.

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