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Some days ago I found out that my chillies had some kind of small worms-looking things. Probably thrips or something else. And I had some kind of flies.

I sprayed them with soapwater. Some of the plants did not like this however. After that I added also added fertilizer, since some of they looked like it was time to get it.

So now I wounder, are all these spots consequences of all up and down last week, or could this be some kind of virus? "Bacterial leaf spot"?

24th of April, looking really good: 24th of April

Then the 4th of May I sprayed them, after I had sprayed the plants: Plants after spray The top of the plant turns black, the leaves get just sad, dries/curls and dies. top of the plant

The fly, which has decreased Flie

Plants 10th of May Same plant as on the second picture, to the right Plant

Spots on leaves

Spots on leaves

Another with spots

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Apache plant from last year. Picture taken 5th of May. Removed the dead leaves. This plant seems to have recovered now a week later Plant from last year

  • Next time just remove the "small worm looking things" by hand. – Rob May 10 at 16:08
  • @Rob I felt there were several and wanted to kill them all. But I have removed them by hand now afterwards. Now I have only found them on my tomato plants and not so many of them. – J2B May 10 at 16:22
  • If you are going to use an insecticide use a neonicotinoid and not soap. – Rob May 10 at 16:35
  • @Rob isn't that what they think is the cause to massive bee death? – J2B May 10 at 16:47
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    Imho, this is a reaction to the use of soapy water and not an infection or a reaction to the bugs. – Rob May 10 at 17:23

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