- - ash;
- - tobacco dust;
- ground pepper;
- - vinegar;
- - acrylic;
- - Laundry soap;
- the tops of the tomatoes.
Advice 2 : How to handle cabbages from flea
Cruciferous flea beetle - a little jumping beetles black or green, with a convex back and a thick hind legs. Look these insects are quite harmless, but in reality, these flies are able to cause considerable damage to the gardeners, as the plants belonging to the family Cruciferae, a favorite delicacy of these pests in just a day they can completely ruin young seedlings.
Cruciferous flea - control measures
So, as soon as you notice data insects on cabbage, as mentioned above, immediately proceed to fight them. Well with the cruciferous flea beetle handle many folk remedies, for example, one of the most effective - a mixture of dust (normal traffic) and naphthalene. All you need to do is mix equal proportions of these ingredients, put the mixture in a gauze bag and pritrusit the soil around the plants. Well-proven mixtures of ash, tobacco dust and slaked lime.
With regard to folk recipes for spraying cabbages from flea beetles, the effective fly ash mixture. You need a liter of ash pour three liters of water, add some liquid soap (a teaspoon), mix and allow to stand for about three to five hours. Over time to spray the plants (it's better to do early in the morning). Must be done at least three times with five-day breaks.
Well scare away these pests and other infusions for spraying, for example, vinegar (Cup of 9% vinegar in a bucket of water), garlic (Cup minced garlic five liters of water).
Generally, if you do not want to know of problems with this pest as cruciferous flea, you just need to carry out preventive measures against these pests. For example, before planting the cabbage seedlings around the beds can be put fennel, potatoes, or cumin, and in the furrow laid branches of wormwood.
Advice 3 : How to protect cabbage from the cruciferous flea beetles
To deal with the cruciferous flea beetle is an important task for gardeners. These pests appear on cabbage and other cruciferous plants, when planted seedlings. They gnaw the flesh of the leaves, feeding on their juices. To keep the harvest of cabbage, you can undertake various measures to protect these plants from cruciferous flea beetles.
Chemical method of struggle
This method is not very welcomed by gardeners, because chemistry is not all want to use on their sites. However, when a serious damage to cabbage this pest, it is recommended to use appropriate chemicals. Among the most common Intavir, Fufanon, Cemitas, Bankol. The plants are sprayed after rain, if necessary, the procedure is repeated several times.
Folk methods of dealing
Probably more often in the fight against cruciferous flea beetle apply tobacco dust and ash. Both components can be used separately or to mix them in the same proportion and to outrival cabbage. From the ashes infusions against these pests. To combat the flea used a solution of vinegar. To do this, one tablespoon of acetic acid diluted in 10 liters of water and are sprayed. On the advice of gardeners to cope with the flea will help garlic arrows, laid out between the rows of cabbage. To fight this pest and helps plants dusting of ground black pepper. All these treatments should be carried out in dry windless weather. If you go frequent rain, you will have to repeat the procedure.
Not only pest control helps you deal with them. An important role is played by prevention. In the fall of conduct a deep digging of the soil without breaking up clods of earth, with the result that the flea dies from the cold.
In early spring, when the first of cruciferous weeds need to be removed. In a compost heap residues of cruciferous plants do not lay.
All these preventive measures and ways of coping will help to rid the cabbage of the annoying of cruciferous flea beetles and keep a decent harvest.