Quick Guide to Getting Rid of Common Pests

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The following list of vegetable, flower, tree, shrub, and fruit pests includes the worst offenders. Many more insects cause damage, of course, and you can get more information about the ones to watch out for from your local extension office Aphids These pear-shaped pests, shown in Figure 8-1, pierce holes in plant tissue and suck the juices. Their sizes range up to V inch, and color varies depending on the species, from black to green, red, or even translucent. Aphids leave behind sticky sap...