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tandis

Anyone know the best way to combat looper caterpillars and aphids on your basil? I can't seem to grow the stuff without it being infested by one or the other or both! My poor basil!

   
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dreamdoctor

Call your extension agent. We have black spotted Asian beetle here (look like lady bugs) that were introduced to control aphids in the fields. I stopped growing brascicas because of the loopers - never had a problem with them on basil. Local full service nursery should have some ideas and products too.


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