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Re: [Aroid-l] Spider Mites

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Spider Mites
  • From: "Alistair Hay" <ajmhay@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 15:07:10 +1000

There is a list of North American suppliers of beneficial insects here: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/ipminov/ben_supp/ben_sup2.htm


From: "SNOW" <snowsexotics@cox.net>
Reply-To: Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
To: "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Spider Mites
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 15:24:42 -0700

What's funny is I just saw this on Dateline NBC last night.  Farmer's use these preditory mites and Disneyland uses them exclusively!  Where do you purchase them?
 
Snow
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 2:09 PM
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Spider Mites

Predatiory mites known as 'persimilis' are extremely effective. I had the worst outbreak of spider mites I have ever seen in my shadehouse, nursery stock and garden last (Aust) summer and they cleared up the lot in a few weeks. I still haven't seen a single spider mite after 5 months.

In terms of safety, effort, result and cost they are far more effective than any spray!


From:  "Michael Marcotrigiano" <mmarcotr@email.smith.edu>
Reply-To:  Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
To:  "Aroid-L" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Subject:  Re: [Aroid-l] Spider Mites
Date:  Wed, 25 Apr 2007 16:00:53 -0400
>They like low humidity. That is one of the main reasons they build up.
>There are chemical miticides if he is not the "organic" type.
>
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>
>Michael Marcotrigiano, Ph.D
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>Smith College, Lyman Conservatory, College Lane
>Northampton, MA 01063
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>
> >>> "D. Christopher Rogers" <crogers@ecoanalysts.com> 4/25/2007 3:08 PM
> >>>
>Howdy,
>
>Anyone have a good method for dealing with spider mites? The keep
>popping up
>in my friendâ??s greenhouse. They really seem to like Amorphophallus,
>Xanthosoma, Alocasia, and Colocasia, ignoring everything else. He has
>been
>using neem oil, but it seems to kill off leaves. He went to a weaker
>concentration, which knocks down the mites immediately and saves the
>leaves,
>but even after spraying twice a day for two weeks, they just pop right
>back
>up. They appear to be the two-spotted spider mite.
>
>Thank you in advance,
>Christopher
>
>D. Christopher Rogers
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