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Name: Pieter C.
Status: other
Age: 40s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: 1999-2001 

I am looking for a remedy/pesticide. My cactus plant leafs are infested with worms. They are orange of color with black stripes right around. they reach a lenght of about 50mm (2inch). They kill a full grown plant in a few months. I do not know how they spread. They attack the leafs first then the fruit. I have asked around in South Africa but no one seems to know anything about these worms. Please I have lost a lot of plants already and am desperate. Any help will be much appreciate.

nothing on worms but perhaps helpful:

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.

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