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RE: Mealy bugs

  • Subject: RE: [ferns] Mealy bugs
  • From: "Winter, Wim de" Wim.dewinter@wur.nl
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 15:40:13 +0200
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  • Thread-topic: [ferns] Mealy bugs

First find the source (some plants where they hide from you?). Then, once you have removed their layr, forget you're an environmentalist and poison them. The individuals are not especially resistent to ordinary treatments, but if you've got e.g. a Clivia around they simply keep coming.

Wim

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-ferns@hort.net [mailto:owner-ferns@hort.net]On Behalf Of
Doret Vermeulen
Sent: Mon, June 27, 2005 10:18 
To: ferns@hort.net
Subject: Re: [ferns] Mealy bugs


Hallo Everyone,

How does one get rid of mealy bugs on adiantums??

We suddenly have a huge infestion of mealy bugs in our town.  Even some of 
my shrubs have them.  This has never been a problem in the past.

I am affraid that more and more ferns will be attacked by these pests.

Thanks
Doret
Namibia 

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