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Plant lice

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Plant lice are tiny insects that live off of vegetation. Unfortunately for gardeners, their food of choice is plants. Plant lice multiply quickly and can devastate a garden within a couple of weeks. Treat quickly to get rid of the plant lice and save your crops.
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PLANT LICE - This is a reference to aphids found in British publications.

Aphids, or plant lice, are tiny, 1/8-inch long insects that may come in green, red, brown or yellow. They feed on new plant growth by sucking the juices of the… Read More
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Aphids, often called plant lice, are tiny soft-bodied pear shaped insects that can be black, yellow, green, or brown. They are often inconspicuous until large colonies have formed. Unlike most insects, Aphids are mostly female, can reproduce without mating, and give birth to live insects not eggs.

Sometimes called plant lice, they are small, soft-bodied, pear-shaped insects, generally less than 1/8" long. Most are green or black but they can also be found in a variety of other colors as well.

The primary gall-producers are certain species of wasps, midges, eriophyid mites, aphids or plant lice, and psyllids or jumping lice. Galls formed by these arthropods come in a variety of shapes, sizes, textures and colors, and often have a very striking appearance.

For example, aphids - also known as 'plant lice' - are the prey of wasps, ladybugs, and lacewings, while ground-dwelling slugs fear ground beetles, lizards, toads.and snakes. Research ways to attract the types of critters that can wipe out your pest problem for you! ...

8. Check under the leaves for aphids (also known as plant lice).
Remove them by wrapping tape around your fingers (sticky side out) and rubbing them off, or spraying them with water to knock them off.
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Minute plant-feeding insects within the super family Aphidoidea. Commonly known as greenfly, blackfly or plant lice.
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See also: See also: Plant, Insect, Flower, Aphid, Trees

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