Aphids on tecophilaea

Rodger Whitlock totototo@telus.net
Sat, 02 Feb 2013 21:45:33 PST
On 2 Feb 2013, at 16:08, arnold140@verizon.net wrote:

>   Here's an image of some pest  I found this morning on the  Tecophilaea.
> Any suggestions and treatment options.
> http://flickr.com/photos/88332547@N03/…

As others have said, unquestionably aphids.

If you dislike "chemical" pesticides, a cloth wet with soapy water will kill 
them in one wipe. Use real soap, not dish detergent. After treatment, keep your 
eyes open for reinfestation.

A potentially serious pest because they can spread viral diseases.
Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Z. 7-8, cool Mediterranean climate

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