Pest control for red banana tree


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I have a red banana tree in my backyard. It was very healthy and strong until recently. It becomes withering and root seems to be rot in one side. I see a lot of small white worms in the stems. I guess it should be the pest. Can someone give advice on how to control this pest?

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A closeup picture of the white things would be of great help. They could be worms or they could be maggots. If they are maggots your tree is probably close to being dead. I would cut the entire tree down to soil level. If they are banana worms the regrowth should be ok. If they are root maggots the root system is probably just about dead.
 

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A closeup picture of the white things would be of great help. They could be worms or they could be maggots.
I clicked the photo to enlarge the image, and the "worms" have legs and antennae, if that changes anything. :) ;)
 
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I clicked the photo to enlarge the image, and the "worms" have legs and antennae, if that changes anything. :) ;)
Then @Ragesh Sethi is correct. They (termites) are the only critter left.
 
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What is the proper treatment? Is the plant a lost case or is there still hope?

The person who asked the question might have dug it out and flooded the area with water hose.
Its a banana plant, almost impossible to kill, an invasive species ;)that love water, flooding is the best solution I guess!

Btw its an old post, WilliamZhang might have taken care of it.(n)
 

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