Fighting pests can often be quite difficult and exhausting. It is all the better if you know exactly how to proceed and what path you can take for pest control.
In the following, you will find a detailed guide for the control of beech treefrog. This flea is a lice subspecies with a yellowish to green color. It is spread all over Europe, so you rarely have peace of it. It is not the actual animal itself that does the damage, but the larva. The larvae hinder the plant’s natural course of growth and can be quite unpleasant and annoying. In the case of pest control, it is first important to announce the type of pest. Therefore, it is first of all important how to recognize the beech tree correctly.
How do you recognize the beech tree?
- The first clear indication that it is beech tree fleas is when you discover spoon-like hollows on the leaves. These are created by the saliva and are used by the fleas to be able to suckle undisturbed.
- A further indication of a beech tree flocculent infection is the white, easily visible filaments which secrete the larvae. These provide additional protection for the gutted animals.
- You can also see a separated honeydew. This makes the leaves sticky. This is unpleasant, as there may be an overload of fungi.
Once you have realized that it is the beech tree, you can now proceed specifically against the pests.
How do you go against Buchsbaumfloh?
- If the infestation is only in its initial stage, it is sufficient to break off only the infected shoots. Also, the bush should be intense cumshot.
- In the late summer, the fleas lay eggs on the tips of the shoots, so it is recommended at the latest in autumn to attack the infested trees. Otherwise, the eggs will overwinter and then little that it gets warmer, they hatch and begin to become troublesome. The waste that occurs during cutting is destroyed.
- Chemical weapons can also be used against the fleas. Thus, an exhaust injection with mineral oil preparations is recommended.
- In the spring, it may be possible to get a new one, if there are still a few fleas left.
If a strong infestation occurs nevertheless, it is best to use insecticides. But only as a last resort. After all, you do not want to harm nature.