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Existing wild rose pests can freely migrate around the site, affecting other horticultural crops. The wild rose pests and control described in the article will help the beginning grower to arm themselves with useful knowledge and resist the onslaught of insects. Very often there are various sawflies, who literally destroy the shrub, sucking all the sap from its branches. The bush can not fully develop and gain green mass.

Caterpillars on the dog rose are another huge problem, since it is rather difficult to notice the years of butterflies before laying eggs. Usually they do their black work at sunrise or after sunset. Florist sees only the consequences of this spectacle in the form of various caterpillars, gnawing leaves and flower buds. Treatment of invasions with chemicals allows you to quickly reduce the population and save the shrub.

Look at the wild rose pests in the photo, where various individuals are shown during the periods of the larval stage and subsequent phases of development:

Rosan sawflies: control measures and pest photo

Rosan sawflies are common pests of this crop. See their varieties. Presents images of insects and measures to combat them.

Green sawfly.

Green Sawthrow Allantus basalis Kl. - an insect having two pairs of membranous wings with a clearly visible venation. The larva is green, without a pattern, has 8 pairs of abdominal legs, the head is red-brown with a black or brown spot on the back of the head. The larvae feed on roses and wild roses, eating leaves from the edges and eating holes.

Control measures with pink sawfly include the destruction of individual pests. With a large number of spraying one of the drugs: fufanon, Kemifos, Aktellik, Kinmiks, Spark, Inta-Vir, given the waiting time.

See how rosy sawflies look like - the photo shows heterosexual individuals and larvae.

Sawfly rosacea mucous.

Rosy slimy sawfly Caliroa aethiops F. (syn. Endelomyia aethiops F.) - insect length 4-5 mm, with two pairs of membranous wings, body black, middle legs whitish. Wings are blackish, pterostigma black-brown. The larva is yellowish, the back is green, covered with mucus, has 8 pairs of abdominal legs, the head is reddish with black eyes and two brown spots. The last segment of the body with transverse rows of spinous warts. The feeding and development of the larvae occurs on rosehip leaves from late June until autumn, after which they go to the soil and pupate in an earthen cocoon. One generation is developing annually.

Control measures with a pink sawfly of this type are the same as against the green type of pest.

These pests of roses and the fight against them are shown in the photo in the form of different individuals and agrotechnical procedures:

Sawfly sawfly.

Moracera sawfly Schisocera geminata Gmel. (syn. Stericliphora geminate Gmel.) - Hymenoptera insect length 6-7 mm. The body is black and bronze, the legs and legs are light, the wings have a light brown band under the pterostigma. The tibiae without spurs, the third segment of the antennae in females is almost unimpressed to the apex; the males are bifurcated. 7 larvae with pairs of abdominal legs, light green, darker above, with black spiracles. The body is convex at the top, flat at the bottom, with triangular clippings on the sides of each 3 segment. Eggs are laid alone in thin shoots.

After feeding, the larvae pupate in a yellowish netted cocoon in the leaves or in the soil. Damage to roses and wild rose, roughly eating leaves.

Control measures. Same as against sawn rose.

Sawfly rosyan descending.

Sawberry rosy descending Ardis brunniventris hart. - an insect in adult black color, up to 6 mm, black legs, yellowish legs. The larva is yellowish white, has 8 abdominal legs, body length 12 mm. The larvae winter in a cocoon in the soil, pupate in the spring. In May, insects fly out, and females lay eggs singly on the tops of young shoots and peduncles. The hatching larva pierces the sprout and in the core it protachivaet course. The damaged shoot dries out, turns black, and the dried part hangs.

After feeding, the larva goes into the soil for the winter. The desilant sawfly develops in one generation, damages the roses, rosehip.

Control measures. Same as against sawn rose. Additionally carry out pruning damaged shoots with larvae.

How to deal with pests of flowers of roses

Before you deal with pests of roses, you need to identify them. There are various pests of wild rose flowers that affect other crops in the garden.

Sawfly willow brown.

Sawfly willow brown Tenthredo ferruginea schr. - Hymenoptera insect length 10-13 mm. The head and chest are black, the bottom of the face, the edge of the pronotum, the spots on the sides of the metathorax are white, in males almost the entire bottom is white. Forehead and crown densely punctate, dull. The abdomen is red, the base of the abdomen is black, in females it is often the top of the abdomen is black. Legs are reddish, wings slightly yellowish, pale pterostigma. The larva is light brown, the back is darker, with a dark brown mesh pattern, brown spots and dots above the base of the legs. All body segments with two transverse rows of white spines, head red-brown.

The insects fly from May to July, after fertilization the females lay eggs under the leaf epidermis. Larvae mainly damage willow and alder leaves, but can also be found on wild rose bushes.

Control measures. Same as against sawn rose.

Sawberry rosaceous warty.

Sawberry rosaceous warty Blennocampa pusilla kl. - an insect having two pairs of membranous wings with a clearly visible venation. The larva is green, the warts on the segments of the body are white bristles, the head is dark-brown, with a yellow-brown area in front. Hurts rosehip leaves and roses.

Control measures. Same as against sawn rose.

How to spray dogrose from leaf pests

Before spraying wild rose from pests, make sure that it is aphid or other types of pests. The most common in gardens are such pests of wild rose leaves as caterpillars, moths and aphids.

Aphid green rose

Aphid green rose Macrosiphum rosae l. - the small sucking insect is green, sometimes brown in color, 2-3 long, mm, with a long xeroid tail. Ducts and antennae long, black. Insects feed on the sap of young leaf tissues, shoots, and buds, causing their deformation. With a large number of aphids, the damaged parts of plants are covered with secretions of the pest, having the form of a sticky liquid. Eggs overwinter on the shoots near the buds, the larvae emerge in the spring and damage first the buds and then the growing leaves. During the summer, up to seven generations develop, and numerous pest colonies form on the shoots.

Often damaged buds are not disclosed and dry up. Winged female settlers constantly fly over to neighboring plants and form new colonies.

Control measures. Preventive spraying of bushes before flowering and, if necessary, in the summer with one of the preparations: fufanon, kemifos, actellik, kinmiks, spark, aktar, fitoverm, Inta-Vir.

Aphids rosy-cereal.

Aphid rose cereal Metapolophium dirho dum Walk. - small sucking insect length 2-3 mm, light green color with a dark longitudinal stripe on the back. It feeds from the lower side of the leaf blade and with a large number causes yellowing and curling of the edges of young leaves.

Control measures. Same as against aphids of green rose.

Look these rose pests on photo symptoms, description whose presence can be found on the page above:

Rose hips protection from pests

Wild rose pests damage them in a state of formation and blooming. Protection of wild rose from pests of this type should begin in early spring.

Olenka shaggy.

Olenka shaggy Epicometis hirta Poda. - wild rose pest, black beetle, 8-12 long, mm with wide oval body, covered with thick grayish hairs. Elytra with numerous small spots of white color. Beetles fly from May to August, eat out the petals, stamens and pistils in flowers. At first they feed on dandelion, tulips, irises, then on flowering fruit and berry crops, and then again on flower ones. Females lay eggs in the soil, from which white curved larvae with a brown head and six legs hatch.

Larvae feed on plant debris and small roots of plants. In autumn, the larvae pupate, beetles emerge from the pupae, which remain to winter in the soil. The beetle lives on humus-rich soils, where it constantly increases the number and damages many flower and fruit crops.

Control measures. Collection and destruction of beetles, selection of larvae when loosening and digging the soil.

The leafy shining fawn.

Leaf beetle brilliant fawn Labidostomis lucida Germ. - beetle length 5-9 mm, with a cylindrical body. Pronotum blue or green, with occasional small dots, highly shiny. Elytra yellow, with black spot on shoulders. It feeds on April-May on dogrose and roses, where it eats buds and leaves.

Control measures. Collection and destruction of individual beetles. Preventive spraying bushes.

The pimples shown below in the photo illustrate their description and treatment, as detailed in the paragraph above on the page:

How to treat wild rose from pests of walnut poppy

Before treating wild rose from these pests, it is worth finding out that the nut-pots are small, up to 4 mm long, with insects with webbed wings. In June, females lay eggs under the bark of shoots and leaf epidermis, as well as in flowers. Soon the larvae hatch and begin to feed on tissue sap. As a result of feeding the larvae, characteristic growths are formed - galls of various colors and shapes. According to the shape of the galls, it is possible to determine the type of nut-popper that damages the plant. After feeding, the larvae hibernate in the galls, pupate in the spring, and at the end of May-June adult insects fly out.

Wavy nutcracker Rhodites fluctum Rubs, causes the formation of bright red single-or multi-chamber galls on the hips of 10-12 mm length. The shell of the fruit grows in cross section to 22 mm, covered with spikes and bursts.

Seeds become fusiform, 5-8 long mm. Over time, the gall turns brown and dries out. Monochrome walnut Rh. centifoliae Hart, causes the formation of small spherical single-chamber, the size of a pea galls on the underside of the leaves. The galls are greenish-red, turning brown with time.

Rosaceae nutcracker, or begegoir Rh. rosae l., causes the formation of large (from 5 to 50 mm) spherical multi-chamber reddish-green galls covered with dense processes. Over time, they harden and turn brown. They are located singly or severally at the ends of the shoots, on the leaves, sepals and rosehip petals.

Smooth walnut Rh. eglanteriae hart, causes the formation of small spherical multi-chamber galls on the upper side of leaves attached at one point. May also be on the leaf stalks, on the bark and thorns of the shoots. Nutcracker Spiny Rhodites spinosissimae Gir. causes the formation of multi-chamber oval smooth double-sided galls with small spikes 3-15 mm in length. Located on the central vein, petioles, fruits.

Myra nutcracker Rh. mayri schlecht. The galls are round or oblong, often irregular in shape, up to 22 mm in length, in large clusters in the same place and with numerous small spikes.

Prickly Nut Rhodites rosarum gir. causes the formation of light green with a red spherical, with occasional thick spikes of galls from the underside of the leaves of the hips.

Control measures. Pruning and destruction of the Gauls in the fall or early May, before the departure of insects. Preventive spraying of plants in the spring of one of the drugs: fufanon, kemifos, actellik, kinmiks, spark, Inta-Vir.

Green long caterpillars on dogrose

The green caterpillars on the dog rose are most often the larval stage of the wormfish. Before you fight the long green caterpillars on the hips, you should make sure that the pest is correctly identified.

Maple leafworm.

Maple leafworm Tortrix forscaleana L. - a small butterfly with a wingspan of 18-20 mm. The caterpillars are small, mobile, yellow-green with black warts and black head, folding the leaves with the help of cobwebs.

Control measures. Preventive spraying of bushes before flowering with one of the preparations: fufanon, kemifos, actellik, kinmiks, spark, Inta-Vir. Before treating green caterpillars on dogrose, you need to collect and destroy their eggs in twisted leaves.

Listovertka rosan real.

Rosy rose leafworm Tortrix bergmanniana L. - a butterfly with a wingspan of 18-20 mm. Caterpillars are whitish, whitish-greenish or yellowish, have a black head and a black occipital shield, which are separated by a thin light line. They feed in May-June on young shoots of roses and wild rose, at the ends of which folded clumps of leaves and buds, fastening them with their web. In the same place they pupate. During the season one generation of the pest develops.

Control measures. Same as against the maple leaf maker. Before treating caterpillars on roses, it is worth removing all the damaged parts of the plant in order to avoid the spread of fungal infection.

How to deal with moth caterpillars

Rosa moth iridescent moth Incurvaria torosa L. - A very small butterfly, damaging the leaf buds of wild rose. The females lay their eggs on the buds, the young caterpillar on the roses has a red color and feeds and develops inside the leaf bud. Damaged buds are stunted and dry up gradually.

Control measures. Before you fight the tracks on the wild rose, you need to prune the bushes and thin out the landing. Preventive spraying of bushes in the spring, when the leaves are blooming, with one of the preparations: fufanon, kemifos, actellik, kinmiks, spark, Inta-Vir. Collection and destruction of single caterpillars in damaged kidneys.

The moth yellow, or hawthorn.

Moth yellow or hawthorn Opisthograptis luteolata L.- A small butterfly with lemon yellow wings. At the outer edge of the front wings of the 3, there are rust-red spots and a white moon-shaped spot with a dark border. Butterflies fly in May-June. The caterpillar is 30-32 long, mm, has 4 pairs of abdominal legs, of which two front pairs are less developed than the back ones. The body is grayish-brown or greenish, on the fifth segment of the back is a mound, and on the sides of the last four segments of the body is a fringe. Caterpillars devour hawthorn leaves, pome fruit, stone fruit, often found on mountain ash and wild rose. Eat from August to October.

Control measures. With a large number of caterpillars, the roses are being treated from pests with one of the following drugs: fufanon, kemifos, actellic, spark, kinmiks, Inta-Vir. Individual caterpillars are collected and destroyed.

What to do if on caterpillar leaves

If there is a caterpillar on a dog rose, the first thing to do is to correctly identify the pest and treat it against it. The following describes how to eliminate the caterpillars on the leaves of wild rose, if the plant is affected by a large number of shooters.

Maple Archery.

Maple Archery Acronicta aceris l. - butterfly with grayish wings in the span of 35-45 mm. Caterpillar length up to 50 mm, covered with large bunches of long yellow-red hairs, which are located along the back in two rows. There are a number of large diamond-shaped spots in the middle of the back, surrounded by a black border. The pupa is dark brown, in a spider's cocoon. Caterpillars feed from June to September, damaging the leaves of maple and many hardwoods and shrubs. Single found on the wild rose.

Control measures. Collection and destruction of single caterpillars. With a large number of sprays carried out one of the drugs: fufanon, kemifos, Aktellik, kinmiks, spark, Inta-Vir.

Small archery.

Small archer Apatele strigosa Schiff. (syn. Acronicta strigosa F.) - butterfly with fore wings of violet-gray color. In the middle of the wings is a yellow-gray spot with a black border on the inside. The rear wings are gray. The body is thick, wedge-like, the abdomen is narrowed to the end, the chest part is covered with long thick hairs.

The caterpillars are green, with a single-colored red-brown dorsal side and small bright warts. Butterflies fly in July-August, females after fertilization lay eggs on the leaves of trees and shrubs.

Caterpillars that hatch from eggs feed and develop from July to October, roughly eating leaf blades. After feeding, the caterpillars go into the soil and pupate in earthen cradles. Small shooter except dogrose damages apple tree, plum, raspberry, buckthorn, hawthorn.

Control measures. Same as against maple archery.


Psy Ps Archer Acronicta psi L. (syn. Apatele psi L.) - a butterfly with gray wings, which in its span are 36-40 mm. The front wings have a brownish tint and black strokes at the base and on the external field, the rear wings are grayish-brownish and darker at the edges. The caterpillar is black, up to 40 mm in length, has a long, pointed cone on the fourth segment, and a small tubercle on the eleventh one, the back is light yellow, on the sides there are white-gray stripes with short red stripes, the footed line is white. The cone is covered with short black hairs, and the whole body is in rare gray hairs. Butterflies fly in July-September, the caterpillars feed on the leaves of fruit trees and shrubs, as well as hardwood.

Control measures. Collection and destruction of single caterpillars. When a large number of people spend spraying one of the drugs: fufanon, kemifos, kinmiks, Aktellik, Inta-Vir, given the waiting time.

How to spray dogrose from small caterpillars: how to get rid of pests

Before you get rid of the caterpillars on the dog rose, you should know that rosehip seed Megastigmus asuleatus Swed. - small insect length 2,6-3,8 mm. The body is often all yellow or darkened in some places, the intermediate segment is black, the egg deposit is not shorter than the body. Wings with highly simplified venation, antennae are cranked and consist of a long main segment and a segmented flagellum. Its small caterpillars on a rose are whitish-yellow, bent, with a light brown head, eating out the flesh of the seeds.

The seed-eater female lays eggs in the ovary, the hatching larvae feed and develop inside the seed and usually hibernate in it, but possibly in the soil. In the spring they pupate there, and by the time the hips begin to form, adult insects come out.

Control measures. Before spraying wild rose from the caterpillar, you need to stock up with chemical preparations, folk remedies will not help here. Preventive spraying of the bushes immediately after flowering with one of the preparations: fufanon, kemifos, actellik, kinmiks, spark. Inta-Vir. The collected berries and seeds are subjected to chemical or heat treatment.

The honey maker is changeable.

The honey maker is changeable Mylabris variabilis Pall. - beetle with black body and anterior-back, in points and in dark hairs.

Elytra pale yellow or red with three wide black bands, their design is very variable. Larvae develop in locust nodules, feeding on eggs, and beetles damage flowers and leaves.

Control measures. Collection and destruction of single beetles. With a large number of spraying spend one of the drugs: fufanon, kemifos, Aktellik, kinmiks, spark, Inta-Vir, given the waiting time.

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