What is it: Insect

Where is it: Western Australia

What does it affect: Potatoes, tomatoes, capsicums, chilli, gogi berry, tamarillo, eggplant and sweet potatoes

What does it do: feeds on plant tissue and can carry bacterium that causes Zebra Chip (bacteria not yet present in Australia)

What to look for: Insects on underside of leaves, leaf damage, stunting and yellowing of growth tip, yellowing or purpling of leaf margins, upward curling of leaves, severe wilting, white sugar-like granules on stem and leaves and stem death

What should I do: If you suspect TPP, call the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline on 1800 084 881

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