Aphids or منّ [🔈mann] are one of the worst pests that could attack your crops or ornamentals, not only because they would kill it slowly but also because they spread viruses within the plants the same way mosquitos would transmit viral diseases to us. Of course you could spray the plants, other people would find hacks like pouring some oil or gasoline over it to kill it which could work but also would have some implications ... however the best way to get rid of them is using biocontrol agents that would feed on them and one of the most famous and equally important insects is the lady beetle or أبو علي [🔈Abu Ali] which mainly feed on aphids, so if you find them on your plants, keep them! Beside their cute appearance they’ll protect your plants. The pics are of infected bean and cucumber plants with a lady beetle on the second picture and a lady beetle’s grub [larvae] on the third picture.
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Fingers crossed that this cutting from my #hoy#hoyacarnosa is gonna root! 🤞🤞 I don't want to loose her, I got completely crazy when I found mealy bugs and aphids on her and basically just all chop her off 😱😱😱 That was probably a little bit overdue but I just can't stand bugs 😪 . . . #pla#plantsr #plants #indoorplants #jungle #indoorjungle #plantsfriend #hou#houseplantsnal #houseplants #plantsofig #plantsofinstagram #instaplants #plantsmakepeoplehappy #greengreengreen #moregreen #plantmom #instagood #mealybugs #aphid #hoya
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Orange aphids on the tropical milkweed. I don't know what the winged creature on the stem is. I didn't see it eating the aphids but it might. I love my macro lens. I like to see what the tiny things are up to. Visit my beautiful permaculture nursery in Kallista Open ten til four Thursday to Sunday 74 Monbulk Rd At the Kallista roundabout We have EFTPOS #for#forestedgee #forestedge #permaculture #permaculturelife #kallista #dandenongranges #Kallistavillage #nursery #nurserylife #womeninpermaculture  #aphid #aphids #orangeaphids #permaculturewomen #nature #ilovebugs #bugs #moonriseschoolofpermaculture #gardensofthedandenongranges #plants
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This jumping spider kept an eye(s) on me while I snapped his photo. He was enjoying an aphid sandwich. #topmacro #macrophotography #macrolove #spider #arachnid #scary #spring #aphid #natgeo #8legs #leaf #photooftheday #macroworld_tr #macro_highlight #kentuckyphotographer
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Mockernut Hickory (Carya tomentosa.) Have you ever seen a tree with these waxy nodules growing on the leaves? They're called leaf galls, and in the case of this Hickory they're caused by a particular species of aphid (Phylloxera caryaecaulis.) The aphids pierce the epidermis of the leaf and feed on the sap, causing the plant tissue to grow galls that enclose the aphids within. You can think of it as the tree equivalent of a scab on a wound. The galls typically rupture in late July, releasing the aphids and often causing premature leaf fall. Though this can be alarming, the aphids will do no serious damage to mature trees. . . . . . #nature #naturelover #naturelovers #naturalist #tree #trees #treesofinstagram #treestagram #tree_love #tree_lovers #treelove #treelover #treelovers #arbor #arborist #forestry #forester #hickory #mockernuthickory #leafgall #aphid #aphids #spring #outdoor #outdoors #outside #getoutside
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