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RE: mosquitos in water barrels


Comrades,

	Mario from UC Davis forwarded this to me. The web research  list I
used kicked up something else, a list of hexachloracyclohexanes which
included bt israelensis http://www.protector.pair.com/hch/trade.html. Go
figure.

       Mario's right.
       
       Adam
       
        



> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Mario Moratorio [SMTP:msmoratorio@ucdavis.edu]
> Sent:	Thursday, July 27, 2000 10:22 PM
> To:	Honigman, Adam
> Subject:	RE: [cg] mosquitos in water barrels
> 
> >Comrades,
> >
> >
> 
> Bacillus thuringiensis vr israelensis is the full name.  It a bacteria
> that
> when ingested by the insect, releases viral particles that multiply in the
> inner lining of insect gut, detroying it, and killing the insect.
> 
> You are right, thou, HEXACHLOROCYCLOHEXANE is a pesticide,
> but IT IS NOT   Bt israelinsis
> 
>  Bt israelinsis is a HEXACHLOROCYCLOHEXANE
> >http://www.protector.pair.com/hch/trade.html.
> >
> >Here is the ATSDR on this type of  pesticide.
> >http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ToxProfiles/phs8914.html
> >
> >Your call.
> >
> >Happy gardening,
> >
> >Adam
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From:	Guy Clark [SMTP:guyclark@socket.net]
> >> Sent:	Thursday, July 27, 2000 4:39 PM
> >> Cc:	listserv cg
> >> Subject:	Re: [cg] mosquitos in water barrels
> >>
> >> I believe there is a Bt that is specific to mosquitoes; if I remember
> >> correctly, it is Bt israelinsis. It works by targeting the larval form.
> >> It comes as little cakes that you can put in ponds, lagoons, &, I
> >> assume, barrels.
> >> Guy Clark
> >>
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