Leaf miners on limes

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Leaf miners on limes

Postby Jim » Sun Jun 11, 2006 1:13 pm

I've noticed a couple of posts that mention leaf miners on lime trees. I'm not too sure what they are, so can some one tell me:

What are they?
What do they look like?
What damage to they cause?
How does one get rid of them?

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Postby kitkat » Sun Jun 11, 2006 3:02 pm

Leaf miners leave a sort of trail in and on the leaf. Like a wriggly line. The actually eat from within the leaf after pupating in there.You can use white oil to spray your lime trees for most bugs at this time of year.
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Postby Sam » Sun Jun 11, 2006 5:53 pm

They don't actually do much damage, just look unattractive.
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