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Re: Nematodes/Marathon

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Nematodes/Marathon
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@EROLS.COM>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Dec 1997 19:16:13 -0700 (MST)

Henryanner wrote:
> 
> In a message dated 97-12-23 11:09:23 EST, you write:
> 
> <<  Marathon is fairly  new (at least to me), and I don't know how dangerous
> it is. It is a  systemic poison. >>
> 
> I did some research last Spring for a pests and problems talk I had to give my
> local chapter and in the course of this I investigated a chemical that has
> been getting a lot of attention called Merit. I was informed by the
> E.L.Geigher Agricultural Chemical Company that this chemical, which is a less
> concentrated form of the chemical marketed as Marathon, is labeled only for
> interiorscape and turf uses at this time. Marathon is lableled only for turf
> application at this time. Neither is labeled for exterior use on ornamental
> plants. Neither is a restricted chemical. Marathon is also very, very
> expensive. Any or all of this information may have changed since May, 1997,
> but it would be a wise course to confirm current legal uses of these chemicals
> before proceeding with purchase and application.

Anner -- Don and Ginny Spoon of Winterberry Gardens recommend MERIT
highly.

Griff Crump, along the tidal Potomac near Mount Vernon, VA 
jgcrump@erols.com





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