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How to get rid of thrips on edibles? I have thrips on my sweet peppers and pak choi. I've only got a few plants so it's not worth getting anything that will cost too much, but are there any ways I can try to control them?



Considering that the problem is on edible vegetables, then I wouldn't use chemical pesticides for obvious reasons. You could use sticky traps to control them or predatory mites that will feed on them.

I have heard that a spray of vegetable oil and water with something added to cause the oil and water to emulsify or mix helps. You could try adding soap in the form of washing-up liquid to achieve this.

12 Aug, 2014


Thanks Myron

15 Aug, 2014

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