This article is for those who want before buying garlic for planting, to understand the peculiarities of three types of planting material: seeds of garlic, cloves and bulbils.
Root onion mite is a pest of garlic, which penetrates through the bottom, damage the root system and provokes the development of diseases such as Fusarium.
Garlic a four-legged mite is a pest of garlic which infects the plant during the growing season and during storage can cause devastating damage and makes teeth of garlic is not suitable for any use.
Fusarium of garlic (the bottom rot) is caused by the fungi of the genus Fusarium. This is the most dangerous disease of garlic which affects onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, corn and cereals.
Garlic fly (Suillia lurida or Suillia univittata). Very dangerous pest of winter garlic. Also affects onions, leeks and other alliaceous, including weeds of this family.
Tobacco (onion) thrips (Thrips tabaci Lindeman) is a very common pest that damages onions, garlic, cucumbers, watermelons and cabbage (over 100 species).
Onion mol (Acrolepia assectella Zell) is a small night moth, a pest of onions and garlic. Onion mol caterpillars eat the leaves in the form of longitudinal stripes. Let’s analyze how to find it on the shoots of garlic and how to deal with this pest.
The greatest harm of garlic onion fly deals in may. The struggle is consist in preventive treatment and disposal of infected plants.
White rot of garlic in their symptoms are very similar to Fusarium rot, however it attacks the growing garlic more quickly and with more likely to destroy the whole plant. Stems white rot prefers cooler temperatures. Soaking planting material of garlic in hot water before planting can reduce the potential for white rot, but be careful — too
Onion hoverfly this is flies which damages the garlic. To observe for a possible emergence of this insect on the field of garlic is needed at the end of may — beginning of June.