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Re: [aroid-l] ( Aphids? on Titanum )

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] ( Aphids? on Titanum )
  • From: "Derek Burch" derek@horticulturist.com
  • Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 06:48:24 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

Hmmm. Deep-fried spider mites could be the solution to the world's
hunger problem. I wonder if Julius has tried them in cornflour. Perhaps
a good beer batter. (Yes, I am just back from the home of fish and
chips). derek

"-----Original Message-----
From: aroid-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu [mailto:aroid-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu]
On Behalf Of Neil Gordon
Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 6:08 PM
To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] ( Aphids? on Titanum )

Spider mites - get some water with a little soap - just to break the 
surface tension, and mix cornflour in, when this is sprayed on and 
dries, it cases the mites in a layer of cornflour, they can't breath and

die. Great method! Works on aphids also. 






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