Is there something special to be done during harvesting or drying in order to remove them at these stages? Hey DGC, I need a bit of help. Sorry bud forgot about living soil got no advice. Yellow sticky traps these are the best first defense for thrips or any other flying insects in the garden. JoeRogansBong OMGIMHIGH. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. I fought with thrips with several other products that only worked for a few days and they always came back. Looks to me like what’s happened when I’ve had a calcium deficiency. share. Up to you though. they are carrying captain jack's at home depot now, just saw it the other day, they had both the bottle of premixed and the quarts of concentrate. Already there are little "milky amber mushrooms". If you have the option cooling the grow space down will help slow their reproductive cycle to minimize damage. vote. My garden has a pretty good population of them right now and I'm about to harvest a bumper crop of very high quality bud. Gold Member. Damage in Strawberry. Dedicated to the cultivation of cannabis. Bit late at this point. 21 votes . Definitely looks like calcium deficiency. You are using an out of date browser. Are thrips dangerous for your plants in late flower or is it ok to harvest without trying to kill them? Any thoughts are much appreciated. Centralized in Hollywood California, 420 Magazine has been delivering cannabis education to thousands daily since its inception in 1993. Edit: if you have them bad enough, I'm sure they can affect plant development, so... Up to you. Close. 1. I wouldnt. No. Adult western flower thrips are approximately 1-2 mm in length and generally yellowish-brown in colour. It may not display this or other websites correctly. 5 years ago. And clean clean clean. vote. Yes. Cut it down figure out what you did wrong and correct it. if you have a lot of fungal activity in your soil, supporting a populous occurrence of gnat larvae, they will feed on the fungus, then turn on your roots. this girl is an Afghani in week 9 sitting in living soil (coot mix) in a 2×2. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Is it safe to use pesticides at this stage? Thrips will hurt and hinder your plant get them out ASAP, It also depends on the level of infestation. Treat with natural soap solution mixed with water first. Posted by 2 hours ago. See what Jmystro or JustCoolin thinks for sure. I have seen seedlings stop growing, turn yellow and burn from this :( but ya i don't think the thrips will be too bad, especially this close to harvest. Im all organic too. Flower thrips , Frankliniella tritici (Fitch), Thripidae, THYSANOPTERA ... Late in the second instar they stop feeding and move down the plant to pupate. I would wait till one of the dudes tells you how to fix this.. im experienced but no jmystro…, © 2020 Dude Grows LLC || MADE WITH GROWERS' IN COLORADO. Ever heard of using cinnamon, does it work? It will certainly cut down on their numbers. It is there. share. Appreciate the response. Search for "spinosad" on Amazon. Its my first grow. We love pictures of your plants & harvest, discussing growing methods, and helping with grow problems. You must be logged in to vote. The difference between Genius and Stupidity is that Genius has it's limits. This feeding does not seriously damage strawberry leaves, but thrips feeding can cause misshapen blossoms and bronzing of the fruit near the leaf cap. 21 votes. Cookies help us deliver our Services. I’d add a little Epsom salt and get to the harvest in the normally scheduled time. The ones I recommend are the all natural kind. Adults are the only stage that can be identified to species.