hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

CULT: Beneficial Nematodes as Borer Control

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: CULT: Beneficial Nematodes as Borer Control
  • From: Henryanner@aol.com
  • Date: Thu, 4 Jun 1998 21:30:04 -0600 (MDT)

Sharon asked for comments on the information below, which she found in Organic
Gardening Magazine.

<<  "....beneficial nematodes....according to research at the University of
Maryland, the nematodes - a natural, nontoxic product that consists of tiny
soil-dwelling wroms - can control iris borers even better than chemical
insecticides do.  >>

The potential for beneficial nematodes for borer control has been discussed
several times on this list and the Archives
(http://www.mallorn.com/lists/iris-l/) contain a good deal of thoughtful
material on this subject. 

An article in the current AIS Bulletin (April 1998, pp.35ff ) also presents
the results of this Maryland study, with bibliographic citations and
information about how AIS members can obtain a copy of the full report on
which the same article was based. If you are not a member, perhaps a friend
who is will provide you with a copy.

We all look forward to the day when control of the iris borer is an easy
matter achieved with means that are safe to humans and the environment,
inexpensive, and readily available to all.

Anner Whitehead, Richmond, VA 
Henry Hall Henryanner@aol.com





 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index