Week of February 20, 2012
Here is what is happening in greenhouses this week, courtesy of Leanne Pundt, UConn and Jim Mussoni, IPM Scout.
Monitor carefully for the following pests:
- Thrips in thunbergia and fuchsia
- Aphids in fuchsia 'Dark Eyes' (they seem to like this variety)
- Thrips and aphids in sweet potato vine
- Aphids on lilies
- Aphids on many types of herbs
Botrytis has been seen on slow to grow cuttings of Helichrysum (Licorice) and Rosemary.