White Fly Control

White Fly Control
Whitefly Size: about 2 mm
Whitefly Color: White winged with pale cream colored bodies
Whitefly Habitat: warmer regions of US feeding on the underside of leaves and ornamental plants
Whitefly Origin: thought to have originated in India or Pakistan but origin is still unknown
Questions & Answers : How to get rid of White Flies (9)
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How to get rid of Whiteflies

If you are looking for information on How to Get rid of Whiteflies, you have come to the right place. Warm temperatures will bring new foliage. The warming weather and the rush of new foliage will attract some major pests, especially whiteflies. Like their name implies, whiteflies are white winged insects that are prominent during the spring season. They are considered one of the most difficult pests to get rid of in the agricultural industry. Whiteflies are minute in stature and are very difficult to spot. Some victims are not even aware of their infestations until the damage is already done. Their diet consists of sap that derives from the bottom side of vegetable crops including ornamental plants. In addition to plants, whiteflies also target a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, cotton and flowers. They are the most common pest known for infesting entire fields and greenhouses. For more information on How to Get rid of Whiteflies, please continue to read further or do not hesitate to contact us.

How to Get rid of Whiteflies: Whitefly Treatment

The main reason why they are considered pests is because of their honeydew excretion that permits the growth of black sooty mold fungus. This particular mold conflicts with the growth process and slowly kills the targeted plant. Moreover, whiteflies selfishly consume most of the plants’ nutrients which further hinders the plants growth process.

How to Get Rid of Whiteflies

Whiteflies are actually known to be resilient to pesticides. However, there are a lot of different methods and information on How to Get rid of Whiteflies that is available here at Pest Mall. It is recommended to use glue traps to monitor and mildly control the infestation. For further control, the use of professional grade insecticides can be of assistance. Preferably, insecticide spray and dusts containing Pyrethrin can help with the elimination of whiteflies. The location of the infestation should be considered before the purchase of any insecticide. Depending on where the infestation is will matter on how effective the insecticide will be. Some general insecticides used for indoor and outdoor whitefly control are Tempo SC Ultra and Talstar One. Both are residual pesticides that produce excellent results in terms of a knock down kill for whiteflies. For more information on How to Get rid of Whiteflies, please call us at 1-800-788-4142.

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Q. will a insectocide containing organic fosfide work for whitefly control
A.   Sometimes due to the other ingredients it may or may not target certain pests. It is always recommended to check the insecticide product label before use to make sure it has on the label the name of the pest you are trying to target.
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I grown habanero peppers and need something to get rid of white fly infestation.
A.   Unfortunately, we do not carry any products can be used on edible plants. The only product we carry is called Merit 75 WP that is a systemic insecticide that can be used against white flies; however, the time between treatment and harvest must be at least 1 year as stated by the manufacturer. We apologize that we are not able to better assist you.
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Q. kill white flys in the garden
A.   For whiteflies, we would recommend using a liquid spray to apply around the garden area such as the Cyzmic CS
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Q. white fly
Is this white fly extremely tiny that looks like lint or dust particles.I know is not because i have seen them and they are flying and moving in different directions as they fly.Do they plague humans,i feel them on my hair and body.When i comb my hair i have seen them fly out. Please help me with this.Thank you.
A.   No, white flies are visible with the naked eye and will host on plants and not people. Unfortunately, we are unable to identify the pest that is giving you discomfort. We apologize.
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Q. I have white fly in my hedges. I would like to use Talstar Pro.
A.   The dilution rate for Talstar Pro for whitefly control is 0.25-0.5 fl. oz. per sq. ft. which means that it is diluted 0.25-0.5 fl. oz. per gallon of water. The application and dilution directions are all on the product label. If you have any further questions or comments, please feel free to contact us again.
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Q. I live in palm beach county and we have been experiencing a new form of white fly called the spiral white fly which is different and from what I understand requires special treatment. Do you sell any pectisides that can eliminate this new form of white fly, thank you Lisa
A.   For white fly treatment we recommend that you use a systemic insecticide such as Merit 75.
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Q. I have an acre of Piper mythisticum infested with white fly and the only available solution is a liquid soap recommended by department of agriculture. Can i use smoke from dried leaves etc. to control them?
A.   We do not know if smoke from dried leaves will be effective against whiteflies. We apologize that we were not able to better assist you. If you have any further questions or comments, please feel free to contact us again.
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Q. what product do you sell to get rid of white lies?
A.   Merit 75 WP is the best product we carry for white fly control. If you have any further questions or comments, please feel free to contact us again.
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