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Re: nematodes

  • Subject: Re: nematodes
  • From: "Ronald h Kessler" <ronlene@worldnet.att.net>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 17:01:10 -0600 (CST)

Thanks Derek, I will be trying the nematodes on some of my potted Bonsai
trees, where the bottoms of the pots are ant haven. I don't know if I should
experiment on the Amorphs.I'll keep you posted if I see results.  Ron
----- Original Message -----
From: "Derek Burch" <derek@horticulturist.com>
To: "Multiple recipients of list AROID-L" <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2002 7:48 PM
Subject: Re: nematodes

> Ron, unless this is a very strange member of the genus, these nematodes
> not interested in plant tissue. There is a close relative  under test in
> Europe against slugs and snails, and again, this one is no threat to
> If the ants that are bothering you are the little fire ant - Wasmannia
> one that is very tiny but easily seen in quantity as little moving russet
> patches between stored pots or under tree bark [or almost anywhere else in
> my garden where they drop off trees onto me while I work]) - the nematode
> probably won't help much since they are probably a passive soil inhabiting
> type that latches onto a passing prey but does not go hunting them down.
> If you have the imported or the native fire ant, these might help,
> I don't remember hearing about them for this purpose. Fire ants, by the
> will slaughter your plants if the mood takes them. I'm not sure how they
> with monocots, but they strip the bark and conducting tissue right off
> dicots when they once start in on them.  If you use the nematode, please
> keep us (me) posted. Derek

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