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Old 04-04-2010, 07:19 PM
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Thanks for posting this Anton. It will be very helpful for people who are trying to diagnose problems with their plants.

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oh ick. What causes these little bits of evil to attack an orchid?
In a word: food. They feed off the sap of the plant.
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What are the symptoms we should be looking out for?
You can see the symptoms in the excellent pictures Anton provided:
1) speckled appearance on the leaves
2) fine webs (not always easily seen)
3) tiny critters moving back and forth on the webs (also not easily seen)
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