AOA dear gardeners, i'm new to gardening and have started couple of month back. I have noticed white pests (pic attached) on plant leaves base. Can someone please help me identify these and get rid off? Also please suggest any easily available pesticide & fertilizer. Jazzak Allah
Thank you Izhar for your prompt response. Can we use any home made pesticide? Someone asked me to spray mist of kerosene oil and water, or add some amount of salt in soil. I was looking for any pesticide shop but could not locate any nearby.
Indeed these are mealy bugs and I do use following pesticide in image for many years and I do get rid of them on single spray of the said insecticide. Even after expiry I am using the same insecticide with success. Now I use 5 ml into 500 ml of water and I never have any issue with my plants It kill mealy bugs in single spray and Amphids on two / three sprays. You can buy this from shops opposite to old subzi mandi and it cost me Rs. 100/- at t that time