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Re: Foliar Nematodes- Temik


I wouldn't even suggest how to use protection since its so dangerous that
to even attempt to use it would be crazy.

At 09:32 PM 02/14/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>
>
>"James M. Anderson" wrote: I
>
>> am sure that it would kill foliar nematode, however.
>>
>
>Along with a lot of other stuff.
>
>We used to use it when we grew poinsettias.  Scared the hell out of me every
>time I opened the bag.  If you insist on using it, you should have protective
>clothing because the dust is absorbed by the skin, and a respirator for
>pesticides, not just a face mask.  I think temik is one of, if not the most
>dangerous widely used pesticide used in the last twenty years.
>
>It's systemic and does kill foliar nematodes, but is extremely dangerous
to wild
>life, probably birds and fish more than anything else.  I don't know if it is
>strong enough when absorbed by the plant to do any damage to bees.
>
>Chick
>
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