Combatiendo el Pulgón Negro con Tierra de Diatomeas: Una Solución Natural

Fighting the black aphid with diatom earth: a natural solution


Introduction: The black aphid is a common plague in gardens and orchards that can cause significant damage to plants. Fortunately, there is a natural and effective solution to combat this plague: the diatoms land. This article explains how to use the diatoms to eliminate black aphid safely and effectively.

What is the diatoms land? The diatomea land is a fine dust made of the crushed fossils of microscopic seaweed, known as diatoms. This material has abrasive and desiccant properties, which makes it effective against a variety of pests, including black aphid.

How it works against the black aphid The diatomea land acts by physical contact. When the aphids come into contact with dust, it damages its exoskeleton and absorbs body fluids, causing their dehydration and death.

Effective application

  1. ID: Before applying, make sure the plants are really infested by black aphids.
  2. Preparation: Use food diatoms land to ensure their safety in gardens and orchards.
  3. Application: Sprinkle the diatom earth directly on the affected leaves, paying special attention to the lower part of the leaves where the aphids usually congregate.
  4. Reapplication: After rain or irrigation, you may need to re -apply the diatoms land, since water can wash the dust.

Precautions and recommendations

  • Use a mask during the application to avoid inhaling dust.
  • Apply during the least hot hours to protect plants from thermal stress.
  • Avoid applying in excess, since a very thick layer can affect photosynthesis.

Advantages of the Earth of Diatomeas

  • Ecological and non -toxic.
  • Effective against a wide range of pests.
  • Sure for plants, animals and humans.

Conclusion: The diatomeas land offers an efficient and ecological solution for black aphid control in plants. With its correct and safe application, you can protect your plants and keep your garden free of this common plague.

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