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Dennis G. dennis_goos at mindlink.net
Sat Jul 3 22:06:15 EST 1999

Scale ?? 

"joanna" <tjll at idirect.com> wrote:

>This is the very first time I have used this  or any newsgroup. I have  a 
>problem I need help with.
>I have had several beautiful orange trees indoors.But each time after the
>tree does very well for a period of time it seems to get some kind of
>infestation or disease and all the leaves fall off and the plant dies.
>Just before this happens I see  sticky syrup like  drops on the leaves and
>recently I used a magnifying glass to  look at the branches of the tree,
>when the leaves were already falling off. There were many tiny dark brown
>things stuck to the branches, the shape of a half pea but much smaller of
>course.  Closer towards the new growth , these things were light green and
>almost transparent. I could not see  legs or movement in this . 
>Does any one know what this is and how can I treat the tree?

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