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Fighting leaf miners: Part 3

The latest leaf miner to trouble tomato growers is the tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta, which is usually referrred to simply as Tuta. It belongs to the Lepidoptera family, which includes moths and butterflies. Other lea miners are Diptera (flies), which are far easier to control with natural enemies.

Tuta originates in South America

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