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Re:More mites and systemics


No wonder my spider mites are always so bad. Thanks for sharing that info. I
will try to do more IPM and patrol for them and spray with water early on.

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Franzman" <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 9:25 PM
Subject: [CHAT] Re: [CHAT) More mites and systemics


> Um, I'm sorry to chirp in here but I know of no systemic that will keep
> spider mites away.  We were still on spider mites weren't we?  In fact,
some
> systemic that key on sucking insects will attract mites.  Mites are a
> different critter than most.  Hard shells make them impervious to most
> insecticides.  Many insecticides that are all purpose will list mites but
> really are not effective.  Oils will work or true miticides that are only
> used on mites.  Even miticides do not kill the eggs and so you need to
spray
> again in three days unless you get an ovacide.  True miticides and
ovacides
> are very expensive.  Stick with the water and make sure you take care of
the
> host plants that don't necessarily show the effects of mites can house
them
> and be a base camp for attacking other more prone plants.
>
> David Franzman
> A Touch of the Tropics
> www.atouchofthetropics.net
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 8:04 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardenia buds!
>
>
> > In a message dated 5/6/04 10:23:17 PM, hodgesaa@islc.net writes:
> >
> > << Or put a systemic granular poison on
> >
> > them if they are for sale that soon.  >>
> >
> > Andrea, what systemic do you use?
> >     Ceres
> >
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