Texas advises public to watch for chilli thrips

March 2008
Garden Center Magazine;Mar2008, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p8
The article presents information from the Texas Cooperative Extension about the chilli thrips (Scirtothhrips dorsalis), and warns gardeners in the southern United States to be aware of the danger of the pest. It is reported that the pest attacks plants from 40 plant families including begonia, herbs and roses. No pesticides have been found to give long-term preventative control.


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