A bit on aphids and sticky plants

  • Kelly Feehan Platte County Extension Educator
    Kelly Feehan Platte County Extension Educator
Aphids are a common pest of many plants in the vegetable and flower garden and on landscape plants. In most cases, they are more of a nuisance and control is often not needed for plant health. Since aphids are born alive and can be pregnant when born (yes, you read that right), aphid numbers increase very rapidly before a plant grower notices them. Signs of aphid feeding include sticky plants…

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