Humber Avenue Community Allotments

Pests and Diseases.

For the inexperienced gardener, below is a list of the most common pests and diseases that you are likely to encounter on your allotment. It seems each year, however, that there is an additional pest to add to the list. The list is far from complete but hopefully will be of help.

For a more complete list have a look here

PESTS

PestRHS InformationIdentification
Black Flyhttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=797
Green Flyhttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=181
White Flyhttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=482
Carrot Root Flyhttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=485
Thriphttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=861
Allium Leaf Minerhttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=643
Leek mothhttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=652
Flea Beetlehttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=510
Wire Wormhttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=914
Slugshttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=228
Snailshttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=231
Cutwormshttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=910
Mealy Bughttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=201
Stink Bughttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=1059

DISEASES

DiseaseRHS InformationIdentification
Blighthttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=217
Tomato Blossom End Rothttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=395
Leek Rusthttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=214
Onion White Rothttps://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=226

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