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Ants found in Cabbage and watermelon leaves.
P L Rao
Bangalore (India)
February 9, 2014 - 2:13 pm
Member Since: December 30, 2013
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Hi GG and Gardening experts….

Yesterday i found some BLACK ants in the leaves of Cabbage and Watermelon plants.

* These plants has kept in a distance of 7 ft.

*In cabbage i found there are so many ants and i removed all the leaves.

* In watermelon i found these green dots, and blak ants, when i digg a little i found some ants and ant eggs inside the soil also.

* Today morning i sprayed ANTAC to both of the plant leaves.

 Here i attached the pictures of the same.;page=1


How can i control these ants ??

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Bangalore, India
February 24, 2014 - 2:35 pm
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Ants can be controlled by boric powder around the pot.( NOT in the pot).

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