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Maggi Young

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Another new pest problem?
« on: June 15, 2017, 04:48:52 PM »
It seems another pest is amongst us.... Golden Root Mealy Bug..... note  from the RBGE

 and this from the RHS : https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=830
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Re: Another new pest problem?
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2017, 10:14:10 AM »
Hi Maggi,
when I lived near the Dandenongs in Melbourne I think we referred to them as "yellow root aphids" though of course they look more like mealy bugs.
They can devastate an entire primula collection I've been told!
Mr Fermi de Sousa, Redesdale,
Victoria, Australia


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