Whiteflies

Name: Whiteflies
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Aleyrodoidea
Family: Aleyrodidae

Habitat:
Whiteflies can always be found on the undersides of the plant host leaves.

Food:
They have a broad range of hosts, such as cucurbits, tomatoes, peppers, cole crops, hibiscus, poinsettias, and feed on the leaf tissue.

Method of Travel:
Crawling, Flying

Prevention:
1. Control your weeds – they’re often alternate hosts for the whitefly.
2. When it comes to controlling whiteflies in the garden, conservation of native beneficial insects is a good plan of attack.

Steps to control:
1. Good, long lasting, low-toxic methods of insect control can be done with Knock Down Indoor and Plant Flying & Crawling Insect Killer or other Knock Down products listed below.

Product to use:

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