have recently bought a house but all the already planted carrots
and now our newly planted carrots are being infected in some way
with a thing that seems to tunnel into the carrot.
is likely to be carrot fly. The following is an article that explains
the life cycle of this pest and how to prevent an infestation.
carrot fly and other nasties at bay
Unfortunately you will
need to remove all infected crop. When you come to sowing next time
round, place Yates Soil Insect Killer granules in the seed rows,
ensuring first that you have rotated your crops.
by Dr Dan Blanchon from Unitec's Diploma in Sustainable Horticulture and Bachelor
of Resource Management.
with permission from NZOOM Home and Garden content,
from the previous
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