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Chili peppers – pests, diseases and biological pest control

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Pest control is not always as simple as in the picture above; these vermins can be kept away with a simple chicken wire. Unfortunately, most of the chili pests are so small that they are difficult to handle with mechanical methods. And it is not advisable to use  chemical pest control with edible things.

Therefore, we would like to introduce you to some preventive measures that will make your chillies resistant and healthy, as well as some gentle (but nevertheless effective!) pesticides, so that you can enjoy your chillies with a good conscience.

On the following pages, we have listed typical chili pepper diseases and pests, as well as protection and counter-measures, so that you are well equipped if your chili pepper plants ail.

Pest control is not always as simple as in the picture above; these vermins can be kept away with a simple chicken wire. Unfortunately, most of the chili pests are so small that they are difficult... read more »
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Chili peppers – pests, diseases and biological pest control

Pest control is not always as simple as in the picture above; these vermins can be kept away with a simple chicken wire. Unfortunately, most of the chili pests are so small that they are difficult to handle with mechanical methods. And it is not advisable to use  chemical pest control with edible things.

Therefore, we would like to introduce you to some preventive measures that will make your chillies resistant and healthy, as well as some gentle (but nevertheless effective!) pesticides, so that you can enjoy your chillies with a good conscience.

On the following pages, we have listed typical chili pepper diseases and pests, as well as protection and counter-measures, so that you are well equipped if your chili pepper plants ail.

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