Sucking Insects

Shelby Smith and Leah Wanner

Common Species

Aphids

Leafhopper

Spider Mites

Squash Bug
Stink Bug

Tarnished Plant Bug

Thrip


Damages caused by pest

  • Spotting or stripping of plant.
  • Killing chlorophyl.
  • They have toxic saliva with leaf curling and/or puckering.
  • Reduce growth
  • Dieback and/or poor color
  • Feed on roots, steams, and branches.
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Removal of the Pest:

You can often time just knock them off with the hose.

They make many chemicals to kill them off.