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Re: Encyclopaedia of Ferns for sale

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] Encyclopaedia of Ferns for sale
  • From: Otto.Ganss@t-online.de (Otto Ganss)
  • Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2005 00:47:14 +0100

Hello Wim,

thanks for the info,

i looked it up at


and found some very acceptable prices for that book, without going through all the hustle with ebay and paypal

Otto in Germany at unusual +80 Celsius

"Winter, Wim de" schrieb:

> The Encyclopaedia of Ferns is hard to get and generally rather expensive. Therefore, some of you might be interested that currently one is auctioned at Ebay (
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=378&item=4516491769&rd=1). At present, the highest bid is only $6. (I just ordered mine last week for 15x that amount... !@#&$%).
> Wim de Winter
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ferns@hort.net [mailto:owner-ferns@hort.net]On Behalf Of
> Brian Swale
> Sent: Wed, January 05, 2005 06:25
> To: webmaster@baumfarn.at; ferns@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [ferns] Pseudococcus
> Peter wrote
> > Got a serious drawback today.
> > Some plants are infected with Pseudococcus ... Evil or Very Mad
> >
> > They are
> > Dicksonia Squarrosa (above 1 m)
> > Nephrolepis
> > Asplenium bulbiferum
> > Cafe Arabica
> Hi Peter,
> These are called in English Long-Tailed Mealy Bugs (Pseudococcus
> longispinus).
> Check out page 109 of David Jones'   Encyclopaedia of Ferns.
> Control by spraying with a mixture of maldison and a suitable strength of
> white oil (see p 99).  Systemic sprays such as dimethoate are also
> successful. Methylated spirits dispensed on the end of a cotton bud also
> works on isolated animals.
> Cheers, Brian
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