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Chitted Spuds & Green Bugs

Just spotted some tiny green bugs on and in the sproutings on my chitted spuds

I have brushed them off delicatel;y with a pastry brush

? Any idea what they are

? Will they affect the spuds in the long er term

?Any other info please friends


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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 17,281

    Probably aphids. Just squidge them or brush them off or even rinse them under a tap. Aphids can pass on viruses that reduce the yield.

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