Control of Pests and Diseases: Pests and their Control Cutworm, Aphids, and Mites are the few insects that attack celery in the Philippines. 1. Aphids, Aphis sp. These are small greenish insects, which are either winged or wingless. They reproduce every rapidly. The insects sucks the sap from the leaves causing curling, distortion and stunting
Celery is native to the Mediterranean and adjacent areas. The plant is a strong-smelling biennial. The thick petioles, curved in cross section, are long and grooved on the external surface. The stems bearing the compound leaflets are attached to the apex of the long petiole at a point often called the joint. The flowers are
Celery is considered a cool-season crop. Scientifically named as Apium graveolens, this crop belongs to the family Umbelliferse or Parsley. This crop has a strong scent and has small white flowers. Celery is primarily grown in Benguet and the Mt. Province. An estimated 687 hectares is currently used for growing celery in the aforementioned locations.