Pests

How to get rid of the shrew at the dacha? On this question, a search on the net gives the most amazing results. Some of them are puzzling, others - laughter. And in fact, there are very few effective ones. At the same time, it is very strange to see lengthy arguments about the humanity of one or another method. Gentlemen, what kind of humanity are we talking about when a small population of shrews can ruin a cultural planting of up to 900 square meters in a week?

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In April, not only garden flowers wake up, but also the main enemy of plants - aphid. Green insects are crawling around the dacha in search of food. The victims of bugs are fuchsias, carnations and, of course, roses. The shrubs that are chosen by aphid weaken: the leaves become yellowish and twist, the buds are deformed and do not bloom.

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Any aquarist knows that with the wrong care of the fish in the aquarium, small snails begin to multiply rapidly. In general, they are not harmful, and even vice versa, perform many useful functions. But the number of snails is growing very quickly, so you have to get rid of them. What you need to know about snails Even the most attentive amateur fish grows snails.

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Each season has its charms and flaws. But spring and autumn months terrify apartment dwellers, since it was at this time that whole mosquito families became active. Every year their struggle with humanity is becoming more active, and their methods more sophisticated. But representatives of the suffering half also do not stand still and are trying to find something new in the fight against insects or to recall old recipes.

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Because of their ubiquity, ants have become a real problem for many people. Often, anthills are not just next to the dwelling of a person, but also in the room itself in some secluded corner where no one looks. Where do these insects come from? It is believed that they were brought back from Ancient Egypt, because in the middle of the XVIII century, Carl Linnaeus was provided with several ants found in the tombs of the Egyptian pharaohs.

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Potato leaves and stems are the favorite food of the Colorado beetles. But striped insects gladly gnaw other solanaceous crops: sweet peppers, eggplants, tomatoes, and even fresh tobacco. Pest control begins in early spring, when voracious females and males crawl out of the ground. Summer residents destroy the Colorado beetles by mechanical means, chemical and folk methods.

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Almost everyone knows the usual clothes moth. The inconspicuous moth, which flies through the house, brings only inconvenience and annoying. But much worse than its larvae, which feed on fibers of natural fabrics, weave cocoons into them and turn into adult individuals. However, these insects are harmless compared to another type of moth - food.

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How unpleasant it happens when you unexpectedly find strange insects in a jar of buckwheat and you have to throw out products. Usually the hostesses are upset that they overlooked and allowed spoiling of cereals or flour. Let's take a look at the main causes of the appearance of bugs in bulk products and methods of dealing with this problem, proven in practice.

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Probably there is no such person who, as a child, did not hold a snail on his palm, singing: "Show me the horns, I will give you seeds and crumbs for it ...". Then it never occurred to anyone that this pretty creature could cause significant damage to garden and berry crops. A large population of snails is able to almost completely destroy the leaves in the vineyard or strawberry beds.

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Peonies, which are perennial flowering plants, are very common in Russian garden and summer cottage areas: thanks to their inexpressible sweetish aroma and beautiful and gradually opening flowers, they have earned their popularity among many people. However, their cultivation is associated with one very serious problem: not only neighbors from nearby areas will want to evaluate the smell of peonies, but also ants who, as you know, are very fond of food that is sweet and rich in carbohydrates.

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Summer comes, and with it the garden troubles. Pleasant fatigue gives way to satisfaction. The soul rejoices when you admire the result of your labors. There the cucumbers turn green, then the tomatoes are hanging, here the cabbage is poured ... So, what is this even for the uninvited guests? Caterpillars! So you have to urgently do something.

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No one wants to see uninvited guests in his apartment, and even more so any insects or pests. They become sources of many problems, and it is extremely unpleasant to observe the hordes of any spider beetles that move around the apartment and every now and then leave, wherever they are, the products of their own life activity.

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The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster contributed to the development of biology and medicine. Studying the color of the eyes, the parameters of the abdomen and the wings of fruit flies, the scientist Thomas Hunt Mohr created the chromosomal theory of heredity. This theory of genetics and clinicians are still used. But, despite the outstanding achievements in science, Drosophila is a real headache for housewives.

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How to get rid of the wireworm in the garden? This question worries many summer residents. The pest likes to make beets, carrots and potatoes. He is not squeamish about corn and barley. The fight against it is complex. All methods are divided into two types: agrotechnical and chemical. In the network you can find the most unusual ways.

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Aphids enter the house during airing, or with new plants purchased on the market. Pest eggs can hide in the soil, which is used for transplanting indoor flower. The emergence and multiplication of an insect contribute to the ants living on window sills. Signs and threats The leaves of the plant, occupied by aphids, are first deformed, and then wither and fall.

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Spiders, as a rule, prefer natural habitat, but they can quite “make happy” with their presence owners of private houses or apartments, penetrating into homeowners in search of shelter and food. The ideal way to protect your home from uninvited guests - simply do not let them inside, taking appropriate measures.

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A man’s apartment is an attractive place for many insects. One of the most unpleasant and dangerous is the kozheed beetle. Bringing it is not easy, however, if you approach this issue comprehensively, you can say goodbye to the insect once and for all. Kozheed beetle This is a small insect no larger than 3 mm. The color of the beetle varies from light brown to black.

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If you notice that red ants have appeared in your home, you shouldn’t let things happen. The fact is that the first uninvited guests are “scouts”. They look at the situation in your apartment, they assess whether it is possible to profit here. If you leave unwashed dishes on the table, if crumbs and bare bread are everywhere, and it’s time to empty the trash bin, it means that there are good conditions for the ants to live there.

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Mokritsy - very unpleasant-looking, but, in principle, harmless creatures. They practically do not cause harm, but the very fact that one has to share an apartment with such animals is disgusting. Therefore, all who are faced with a problem want to get rid of it as soon as possible. But how? How to drive woodlice out of the apartment forever?

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One of the most popular pests of grain crops, the granary weevil, was found in grain that was stored in ancient Egypt. To date, the weevils that have appeared in the housing can very quickly spoil all the stocks of cereals and flour. By the way, these insects can be found anywhere in the world. Who are weevils? Insect comes from the family of beetles, where there are more than 40 thousand different specimens.

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