Pest and Fungi: Whitefly

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Whitefly is called by its presence of two wings and white appearance, does not exceed 2 mm in length. The wings serve to move from one plant to another with relative ease. During the winter it is permanently on the undersides of the leaves. They are attracted by the yellow and light green. It feeds on young leaves and plant parts. The whitefly is very easy to spot, just move a little plant Grasp the stem, so fly away from it. They are very small and as its name suggests, white.

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Ivy Extract: Effective insecticide against whitefly

This time we will talk about a very common creeper plant, to which we are accustomed to seeing, which can serve as a powerful Insectproof and insecticide, of our enemies insects; The Common ivy or Hedera helix, who does not know? So at our hand and such abundance at our disposal, the fermented extract is Insectproof and even insecticide.

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