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Old 07-22-2009, 07:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default White powder like on underside of leaves

I have no idea what kinda of bananas I have. They were given to me. The started out growing great but now the leaves are turning yellow and I notices a white powdery stuff on the underside of leaves. Any help?
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Old 07-22-2009, 11:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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pics please - but it sounds like it could be woolly aphid or something similar! Insecticide spray should do it!!
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Pics would help but, tap some of the powder under the leaves and look at the dust through a magnifying glass. If it moves you've got spider mites and insecticidal soap will fix the problem.
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