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RE: Encyclopaedia of Ferns for sale

  • Subject: RE: [ferns] Encyclopaedia of Ferns for sale
  • From: "Winter, Wim de" Wim.dewinter@wur.nl
  • Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 13:44:03 +0100
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  • Thread-topic: [ferns] Encyclopaedia of Ferns for sale

Interesting to see the wildly varying shipping rates. You'd think a stamp is a

But $6 or $90  is worth something (and to my personal opinion: paypal is a
great solution). However, the bids have been running up since my previous
post. Are those all loist members bidding against each other?

Still hot in Germany, eh? Let me try what the list-mailer makes from the
degree character:

alt248: 0C
alt167: :C


-----Original Message-----
From:	owner-ferns@hort.net on behalf of Otto Ganss
Sent:	Thu 1/6/2005 12:47 AM
To:	ferns@hort.net
Subject:	Re: [ferns] Encyclopaedia of Ferns for sale
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 (
=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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