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Pests & Diseases > Grasshopper

Insects under drought stress will be forced from their natural feeding grounds to your seedlings.

Cause

Hot weather and lack of food brings the grasshopper into to harvest your tender young seedlings leaves and stems.

 

Prevention

Check daily. Watch your seedlings for signs as well as the insects themselves. Keep potting mix moist. Grasshoppers like dry areas where plants are under drought stress.

Cure

Use Maldison as directed.

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