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What are these pests on my dill?

Posted by superOK CA (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 21, 11 at 15:26

I had a dill plant that was flourishing and then I started to notice tiny little bugs on them. Here's a
photo.

I sprayed an organic pesticide with neem oil in it but it was too late. Within days, my plant started sagging and then completely died.

I want to buy a new dill plant but I'm scared the same thing will happen. Does anyone know what these little pests are and what a good method is to combat them?

Here is a link that might be useful: pic


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RE: What are these pests on my dill?

Can't see what the pests are. Are you certain that you followed the directions for the neem application? It should not be applied on hot, sunny days.

Since you can see these critters, but we really can't...how about googling aphids to see if that's the problem.


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RE: What are these pests on my dill?

  • Posted by chudak 10 San Diego (My Page) on
    Sat, Sep 24, 11 at 11:27

I see little green blobs that are likely aphids. You wash wash them off with a jet of water, spray with an insecticidal soap or spray with neem.


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