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Leafminers in basil

Posted by Carlos_asut 10b PR (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 8, 05 at 19:43

I have a severe attack of leafminers in my basil.
Searching the net I find two species that attack basil: Liriomyza trifolii and L. sativae but their description does not agree with the damage I observe: a brow, almost circular spot, with its center of a darker brown, looks very similar to alternaria leaf spot.
Somebody tell me it is a "blotch Leafminer," again, I can not find relevant information in the net.
Is there any way to control leafminers? Do they have any natural enemy? If so, where to get it?
Thanks


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RE: Leafminers in basil

Protect with row cover.


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