hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Re: Kitty's mites now neem

Nope, we have the same tiny tiny little red bugs here in Iowa...don't know what they are, either.

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Tue 05/11, Jesse Bell < silverhawk@flash.net > wrote:
From: Jesse Bell [mailto: silverhawk@flash.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 10:02:22 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Kitty's mites now neem

Fran, I see those little red bugs in my garden too. They are tiny,
mite<br>size, but not microscopic...'bout half the size of an aphid and
shaped<br>kind of like a spider or tick. Never been bitten by one...but
when I see<br>them, there are usually a bunch of them all over a rock or
in one<br>specific area. Don't know what they are. Maybe it's an Okie
bug thing.<br><br> <br>Jesse<br><br><br><gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>
wrote:<br>chiggers ya reckon? do the bites itch like H when you get
them?<br><br>Pam Evans<br>Kemp, TX<br>zone 8A<br>----- Original Message
-----<br>From: F M Ferrari<br>Sent: 5/11/2004 3:03:30 AM<br>To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Kitty's mites now
neem<br><br>> I don't know what these tiny red bugs are but they pack a
wallop of a<br>> bite! Haven't seen webbing so I guess that I'm
currently free of those<br>> type of mites! Fran<br>> <br>> <br>> David
Franzman wrote:No Fran, that's not the one. You really can't see them
with the unaided<br>> eye. I used to be able to but my sight is going
down hill. They are less<br>> than the size of a pin head and they are
incapable of biting. They stick<br>> they long straw like sucker into
leaves and suck out the chlorophyll. If<br>> you have a really bad
problem you can see their webbing over the tips of the<br>> plants.
Otherwise the leaves looked mottled yellow/green. Common on<br>>
houseplants. Anyway, they would be herbivores and not carnivores.<br>>
<br>> David Franzman<br>> A Touch of the Tropics<br>>
www.atouchofthetropics.net<br>> <br>>
Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!<br>>
hort.net -- join the hort.net fund
hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!<br>


Join Excite! - http://www.excite.com
The most personalized portal on the Web!

Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement