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PEST
CONTROL
The wet season is the time for pests to attack just about everything. It is important
to identify the pest or disease before spraying anything.
For pest and disease identi cation go to the website
www.padil.gov.au
which has
photos of the most common pests and diseases in WA.
CONTROLLING YOUR PESTS USING THE GUIDE BELOW
HOW MUCH SHOULD I SPRAY?
Follow the instructions on the bottle of the spray you choose, as it depends on the pest.
You should only have to spray one. Remember, only choose one spray; don’t mix them!
NAME OF PEST
NAME OF SOLUTION
Aphids
‘Pyrethrum’ or ‘Natrasoap’ or
‘Eco oil’ or ‘Derris Dust’
Caterpillars
‘Success’ or ‘Dipel’
Termites- Mastermes darwiniensis
No control for edible crops
White fly
‘Natrasoap’
Fruit Fly
‘Eco-Naturalure’
Citrus Leaf Miner
‘Pest oil’ or ‘Eco’
Tomato Fruit Worm
‘Success’ or Dipel’
Mites
‘Natrasoap’ or ‘Eco Oil’
Grasshoppers
‘Econeem’ or ‘Eco Oil’
Thrip
‘Natrasoap’ or ‘Natures Bug Gun’
or ‘Pyrethrum’
Scale
‘Pest Oil’ or ‘Eco Oil’
Mealy Bug
‘Eco Oil’ or ‘Pyrethrum’
MEALY BUG
TERMITES
CATERPILLARS
GRASSHOPPERS
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