Questions tagged: caterpillar control

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alf
Answer: Dear Alf, Carbaryl is not systemic. It is a contact and stomach poison that paralyses the nervous system of the insect. Carbaryl is no longer in t...
Answered: 11:53AM, 30 Dec 2009
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Brooke
Answer: Dear Brooke, The black and yellow caterpillar that is attacting your lillies is called the Lily Caterpillar. They chew away the leaf surfaces and ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:58AM, 11 Mar 2010
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cathy
Answer: Dear Cathy, The pest in question is likely to be the larvae of a caterpillar that has curled over the leaf. An excellent product to use, to contr...
Answered: 03:50PM, 14 Apr 2010
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Pauline
Answer: As most insects feed at night, it is worth going outside at this time,torch in hand,to identify the pest. Generally, holes in leaves suggest the da...
Category: Pests
Answered: 04:27PM, 09 Dec 2010
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Linda
Answer: Pyrethrum gum can be used on vegies but it has no registration for use on herbs. Yates Natures Way Dipel Caterpillar Killer is a great alternative ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:16PM, 14 Mar 2012
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Shan
Answer: Yates Success Naturalyte will control caterpillars on ornamental plants. Once they nibble the foliage, they ingest the chemical and stop feeding im...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:45AM, 26 Nov 2012
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Lance
Answer: Hi Lance, This caterpillar looks similar to a lilly caterpillar but it looks a bit darker. You can use a product called Success ultra which is quit...
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:25PM, 15 May 2014
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dion
Answer: Hi Dion, You need to use a product called dipel to control the caterpillar that is found in the new fronds of your plant. http://www.abc.net.au/gar...
Category: Pests
Answered: 03:49PM, 30 Sep 2014
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Dorothy
Answer: Caterpillars don’t really favour camellias so don’t be too concerned on that front. If the plant was attacked, Yates Natures Way Dipel,...
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:46PM, 27 Oct 2014
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Pat
Answer: Yates Natures Way Dipel Caterpillar Killer can be sprayed on to citrus trees to control caterpillars. Once the sprayed foliage is nibbled, the cat...
Answered: 04:42PM, 04 Nov 2014
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Mandy
Answer: Hi Mandy, Have you noticed any small leaf rolling caterpillars? They will roll the leaves together. These can be controlled with Yates Success Ultr...
Category: Pests
Answered: 04:27PM, 25 Nov 2014
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Berry
Answer: Hi Berry, This could be the cycad moth which normally attack the new growth of your cycad. You can either use Success Ultra or dipel to control the...
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:58PM, 04 Dec 2014
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kevin
Answer: Hi Kevin, We have two products that will help control caterpillars, one is Dipel(natures way caterpillar killer) and the other is Success Ultra. Th...
Category: Pests
Answered: 10:37AM, 14 Jan 2015