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Re: New Foliar Nematode killer?

  • Subject: Re: New Foliar Nematode killer?
  • From: ranbl@netsync.net
  • Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 11:09:45 -0500 (EST)

a few years ago, I discovered a large bed of fairly mature Hosta 'Gold
Standard' (60) plants had become completly infested with Nematodes. 
After distroying the plants, I let the soil stand and the following
three springs , drenched the area with cholorox undiluted.  I let the
spot sit and a year later planted parts of the area.  It has so far
displayed no more problems
Ran Lydell
Eagle Bay Gardens
10749 Bennett Rd.
Dunkirk 14048

> From what I have read, FNs cannot survive very long in bare, unplanted
> soil
> without host plants. If the soil sits fallow for a while, the nematodes
> will
> be gone. G.
> W. George Schmid
> Hosta Hill - Tucker Georgia USA
> Zone 7a - 1188 feet AMSL
> 84-12'-30" West_33-51' North
> Outgoing e-mail virus checked by NAV
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <HMinnesota@aol.com>
> To: <hosta-open@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 9:03 AM
> Subject: Re: New Foliar Nematode killer?
>> I certainly agree but I would guess they could turn the temps down or
> plants
>> could be dug up and the soil sterilized?
>> Tom

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