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Blackcurrant Gall Midge



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Blackcurrant Gall Midge

Usually appear in

Spring


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Caused By:-     The Insect Dasineura tetensi

Description

Leaves of the Blackcurrant does not develop and remain small due to the larvae of Dasineura tetensi feeding on the shoot tips. The leaves and or tips often dry up and die.
See also these other Galls ACER GALL MITES, ACORN GALL MITES, AZELAE GALL, BEECH GALL MIDGE, BROOM GALL MIDGE, CAMELLIA GALL, CROWN GALL, EUONOMUS GALL, FELT GALL MITES, FORSYTHIA GALL, GALLS, GALL WASP, GLEDITSIA POD GALL MIDGE, HEMEROCALLIS GALL MIDGE, HAWTHORN BUTTON TOP GALL MIDGE, KNOPPER GALL OF ACORNS, LEAFY GALL, LIME NAIL GALL MITE, OAK GALL WASP, PEAR LEAF BLISTER MITE, PINAPPLE GALL ALDELGID, PLUM GALL MIDGE, ROBINS PINCUSHION, TURNIP GALL WEEVIL, VINE ERINOSE GALL MITE, VIOLET GALL MIDGE, WILLOW BEAN GALL SAWFLY.


Control

Spraying with a propriety insecticide before the buds open in spring.



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