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Re: RoundUp/Surflan


What's the active ingredient in Spectracide bait? I haven't tried that.  I
prefer IGRs since they're less of a hazard to other critters.

The main advantage that I can see to baits is that you don't normally see a
mound until it has upwards of 50,000 ants. That's a lot of the biting
beasts. If you bait, you can get the small colonies before you even know
they're there.


d

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2005 2:50 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] RoundUp/Surflan


> Agreed. I'm using Spectracide bait this time around. Seems to keep them
> under control.
>
> n Aug 4, 2005, at 1:46 PM, Daryl wrote:
>
> > Glad it's working for you despite the color.
> >
> > Yup, the orange is ugly for a bit, but it sure helps to know where
> > you've
> > sprayed - both intentionally and unintentionally.
> >
> > I just use Amdro, Award or Logic bait for the fire ants, broadcasting
> > it in
> > spring and fall. We've only had two fire ant mounds this year, and
> > both were
> > outside the fence, where my neighbor thinks he's helping (not) by
> > sprinkling
> > the mounds with Orthene. The baits work so much better than mound
> > treatments
> > that I don't even use the mound treatments anymore.
> >
> > d

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