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 A To Z Entry For Bonsai Leaf Miner (Pests and Diseases)


Leaf Miner

 Leaf Miner - (Pests and Diseases)

  
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bonsai_leaf_miner_02_RHS.JPG image LEAF MINER -

These pests, which have a blister-like appearance, are the larvae which hatch from the eggs of moths and flies laid on the underside of LEAVES. They leave brown or white "trail" markings on the leaves which are particularly unsightly on DECIDUOUS TREEs.

Treatment involves the removal of affected leaves and regular spraying with SYSTEMIC INSECTICIDE .

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