n. (plural of aphid English)
Usage examples of "aphids".
For instance, one tiny wasp, aphelinus mail, goes after woolly aphids and very little else.
It can be used as a contact and stomach poison as well as a repellent against flies, roaches, aphids, fleas, thrips, leafhoppers, Whiteflies and some kinds of beetles.
This causes a very high nitrogen content, which plant-sucking pests like mealybugs, aphids and scale insects thrive on.
These oils work particularly well on mealybugs, aphids, scale insects, mites, Whiteflies, psyllids, and eggs of other pests like leaf rollers and fruit tree moths.
They are particularly effective on aphids, earwigs, leaf hoppers, sawflies, leaf miners, spider mites, thrips, scale and Whiteflies.
If a plant is seriously infested, particularly with aphids or spider mites, the soapy water swirl bath is the treatment of choice.
Is that brown worm on your rosebuds really a threat to the perfect flower you hoped to get, or is it a hoverfly larva hunting down the rose aphids alighting from the sky?
This has been used experimentally on a small commercial scale with good effects on cabbage moths, cabbage aphids and cabbage white butterflies.
We lovingly nurture spectacular roses and are horrified when aphids find them attractive too.
After all, no-one understands aphids better than the ladybeetle, whose life centres on eating as many of them as possible.
This is especially good for insects that are too small for you to see or handpick effectively, like aphids, thrips and spider mites.
Traps can be used for flies, moths, European wasps, aphids, beetles, slugs and snails, and many more pests.
Barriers are especially useful in keeping ants away from certain pests, like aphids and scale, which they protect from their natural predators.
It contains allyl sulfide compounds which are decidedly unhealthy for aphids and caterpillars.
They eat ants, aphids, cutworms, flies, moths, mosquitoes, slugs, snails, spider mites, termites and many other pests.