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Re: Merit active ingredient


Who makes the B.T.?

Thanks, Char
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick Orr" <irisdude@msn.com>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, May 31, 2004 12:58 AM
Subject: Re: [iris] Merit active ingredient

> Char,
> Go get an organic insecticide called "B.T."  BT is organic because it is a
> bacteria that affects only caterpillars.  It is not a chemical.  It
> hurt birds, cats, people at all.  It is cheap.  Apply liberally.  When the
> caterpillar chomps on a sprayed leaf, the BT bacteria makes it unable to
> digest or eat any more food. They die shortly afterwards.  Tomato Horned
> die in about 6 hours afterwards.
> Patrick Orr
> Phoenix, AZ  Zone 9
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: lee hill<mailto:leehillmm@hotmail.com>
>   To: iris@hort.net<mailto:iris@hort.net>
>   Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 12:26 PM
>   Subject: Re: [iris] Merit active ingredient
>   >From: "Char Holte" <cholte@wi.rr.com<mailto:cholte@wi.rr.com>>
>   >My problem this year is green caterpillars!  Anyone?
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