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Leaf miners are insect larvae that live within leaf tissue. Many cause damage to garden plants and crops. A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. ... Look up crop in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Like wood borers, leaf miners are difficult to control as they are protected from sprays by the plant tissues.

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Leaf miner - Pests and diseases - Gerbera.org (653 words)
Leaf miner - Pests and diseases - Gerbera.org
Amongst leaf miners the Liriomyza T. is undoubtedly most troublesome to growers, both because of its voraciousness, and it's ability to become resistant to insecticides.
The adult leaf miner is a fly of small dimensions (2,0-2,5 mm), it has a yellow head, a flish thorax, and a clear yellow abdomen with clear brown striped wings.
Organic Control of Birch Leaf Miner (724 words)
Birch leaf miner is a particularly noxious pest of birch trees and more importantly has spawned some even more noxious chemical controls.
The egg hatches and an immature worm or birch leaf miner starts eating away between the layers of the leaf where it is protected from predators and our typical spray methods of control.
There can be several generations of birch leaf miner each year with the last one staying in the ground to overwinter and start the process again.
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