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Bugs eating our cilantro!!?

Posted by SunnyKharbanda HI (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 21, 13 at 16:20

Something seems to be eating the upper leaves of our young cilantro plants. Can anyone help identify this bug? Only the upper leaves are damaged, and it's spreading. See the leaf in the center of the image for the best example.

The thick stalks you see are garlic; we planted them with the cilantro to keep aphids away (learned that from past experience). No signs of aphids here, we checked under the leaves.

Is this a bug, or a nutritional issue? Any solutions? I'll appreciate any help!

Thanks,
Sunny


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RE: Bugs eating our cilantro!!?

Looks like earwig or sow bug/pill bug damage to me, but without seeing the perpetrator.....who knows? Visiting the young plants in the evening, flashlight at hand, would be helpful.


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