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JohnN
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Leaf miner

Postby JohnN » Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:21 pm

My beetroot, which were growing fabulously, have been hit with leaf miner before I could get enviromesh over them. I've stripped nearly all the infected leaves off and put the mesh over, but I expect it will spread again. How badly does this affect the actual beetroot - total wipeout, just growing smaller, or no problem? Thanks for any advice.
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Re: Leaf miner

Postby Westi » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:04 pm

Sorry John, can't help! I just realised I didn't even sow any on the weekend so going in tomorrow, but never had any problem before though except for flea beetle which decimates the wee leaves, but it still grows & late in the season I even get clear leaves off them on the bigger roots to throw in a salad as well!
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