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Re: malathion against borer??


	Ah, ha! My old friend Mr. Bleach comes though again...yea...

	Ellen Gallagher e_galla@moose.ncia.net,  Lancaster, New Hampshire
			Zone 3....50 degrees F. and very nice!

On Thu, 16 May 1996 CEMahan@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 96-05-16 11:56:37 EDT, you write:
> > A) Is malathion effective against borer, and b) if so, when
> >should he spray/stop spraying?
> Sorry, but the borer will drink malathion for lunch and not even burb....it
> is of no use based on my experience.  I once did a test putting borers in
> mason jars in which I added Cygon 2E to one, malathion to one and bleach to
> the third.  The borer in the bleach jar died almost instantly.  The one in
> the Cygon died in a couple of hours.  The one in the malathion was still
> alive the next day.  Clarence Mahan

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