onion fly


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onion fly

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(Animals) a small grey dipterous insect, Delia antiqua, that is a serious pest of onions. The larvae destroy the bulbs
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Onion fly will be deterred by marigolds planted nearby Here's a maybe.
The range of nematodes included in this year's Nemasys launch now includes ones to reduce the populations of ants, onion fly, thrips, codling moth and carrot root fly as well as all the old favourites, including slugs and vine weevils.
Good idea: Garlic acts as a deterrent to many pests, like carrot fly and onion fly.
Life history, natural enemies and the poisoned bait spray as a method of control of the imported onion fly (Phorbia 202 Florida Entomologist 93(2) June 2010 cepetorum Meade) with notes on other onion pests.
It sorts out carrot fly, cabbage root fly, leatherjackets, cutworms, onion fly, ants, caterpillars, sciarid fly (fungus gnats), gooseberry sawfly, thrips and codling moth.
Although leeks can suffer the pests and diseases to which the onion family is prone, such as the onion fly which is prevalent up until September, they seldom do and from November to April are often the last remaining vegetable in the garden.
Generally, onion sets produce an easier crop in Scotland and are less prone to onion fly and mildew.
You can also plant them from seeds since onion fly is not a major problem in this area.
If you plant carrots and onions together, for example, the two scents given off confuse carrot pests and onion fly respectively.
She goes on to explain that a major enemy of the carrot is the carrot fly, while the leek suffers from the onion fly and leek moth.