What is the Insect?

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yawer
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What is the Insect?

Post by yawer » October 11th, 2018, 8:46 am

The attached picture shows an insect which visits my fruit trees every year and eat up newly grown leafs. What kind of insecticide should be used for such insects?

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yawer
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Re: What is the Insect?

Post by Izhar » October 11th, 2018, 10:06 am

This is a Blister Beetle... please refer to the attached picture for effective treatment of this and other pests:
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