White-Fly

See Tomato.

Cucurbita

See Squash.

Currant. Borer (Sesia Tipuliformis)

A whitish larva, boring in the canes of currants, and sometimes of gooseberries. The larva remains in the cane over winter.

Treatment

In fall and early spring cut and burn all affected canes. These canes may be distinguished by a lack of vigor and by limberness.

Currant Aphis (Myzus Ribis)

Small yellowish green lice attacking the under side of the leaves, distorting the leaves and causing them to turn red.

Treatment

Contact insecticides when leaves first appear.

Currant Measuring- Or Span-Worm (Cymatophora Ribearia)

Larva somewhat over an inch long, with stripes and dotted with yellow or black, feeding upon the leaves.

Treatment

Hellebore, applied stronger than for currant-worm. Arsenicals; hand-picking.

Currant-Worm, Or Currant And Gooseberry Saw-Fly

(Pteronus ribesii) - Larva, about 3/4 inch long, yellowish green, feeding on leaves of red and white varieties; two to four broods.

Treatment

Hellebore, applied early; arsenicals for the early brood. Treatment should begin while the larvae are on the lowermost leaves of the bushes. Before the leaves are fully grown, the holes made by the worms may be seen. The second brood is best destroyed by killing the first brood.

Four-Striped Plant-Bug (Pcecilocapsus Lineatus)

A bright yellow, black-striped bug about 1/3 inch long, puncturing the young leaves and shoots of many plants.

Treatment

Jarring into a dish of kerosene. Kerosene emulsion when the nymphs are young. Cut off the tips of the shoots in early spring to destroy the eggs.

Oyster-Shell Scale

See Apple.

San Jose Scale

See Apple.

Cycas. Hemispherical Scale

See Citrus.

Mealy-Bug

See Citrus.

Oleander Scale

See Hedera.

Red Scale

See Citrus.

Soft Brown Scale

See Citrus.

White Peach Scale

See Peach.

Dahlia. Greenhouse Thrips

See Citrus.

Tarnished Plant-Bug

See Aster.

Date. Date Palm Scale (Parlitoria Blanchardii)

Small elongate gray or black scales with white edges. Male scales are white.

Treatment

Crop close, burn over trunks, after saturating with gasolene and use blast torch.

Marlatt Scale (Phmnicococcus Marlatti)

A soft-bodied, oval, wine-red insect, one twenty-fifth inch in length, partially covered with white wax, found in large colonies at base of leaves.

Treatment

Carbolic acid emulsion poured in large quantities at base of leaves.

Oleander Scale

See Hedera.

Red Scale

See Citrus.

Rhinoceros Beetle

See Coconut.

Dewberry

See Bramble Fruits.