Biological methods of dealing with aphids
Aphid sucks juices from the leaves and buds, after which they shrivel and dry. Insects wings are moving to neighboring plants when they do not have enough food for the already affected. In the fall the aphid lays eggs that overwinter in the kidneys. In spring, the eggs appear new generations of pests. To prevent this, in February-March, before buds swell and begin movement of juice, boil in a garden water and pour over boiling water the berry bushes, especially gooseberries and currants, which often to settle these pests.
Aphids are in the process of life gives off a sweet liquid – pad, which is very fond of ants. We can say, aphid – pet ants, about which they care deeply. The ants carry the pests on coenie bushes – "graze" them. Therefore it is necessary to get rid of ants to get rid of aphids. Specialty stores have a large selection of remedies for ants. Conversely, should attract garden insects that feed on aphids – ladybirds and lacewings. Invaluable helpers in pest control will be the usual sparrows, they feed aphids to their offspring.
Chemical methods to control aphids
Plants affected by aphids must be sprayed with special products. People's ways almost not harm the environment, but their action on insects is softer. Cut into slices with seeds 4-5 red burning pepper and pour a liter of boiling water. Add a tablespoon of grated soap and let sit for 24 hours. Strain the infusion through cheesecloth and pour into a spray bottle. Spray plants affected by aphids, paying particular attention to the reverse side of leaves – it prefers aphids.
To combat aphids instead of hot pepper you can use garlic. Crush 200 g of garlic, pour 10 liters of water and insist during the day. Then infusion of strain and spray onto plants. Effective and tobacco infusion. In a liter of water boil 100 g of tobacco dust. Filter the broth, dilute with 10l of water and add 100 grams of soap chips. Infusion use, when the soap has dissolved, it is necessary that the liquid was retained on the leaves. It is desirable to conduct the spraying before flowering, when you can manage to minimize the damage caused by aphids.