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Re: vermin

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] vermin
  • From: "Mary Gorton" <mgorton@dca.net>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 16:35:45 -0800

Wim,

Where do you get 'sticks' of Imidocloprid and what is the name under which
it is sold?

Mary Gorton

----- Original Message -----
From: Winter, Wim de <Wim.dewinter@wur.nl>
To: <ferns@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 1:08 PM
Subject: RE: [ferns] vermin


> I got five sticks of Imidocloprid in the Clivia pot now and the most
possitive
> I can say about it, is that the ferns in the same room don't get infested
at a
> rate faster than can be controlled by hand. (Some of them got their own
> sticks, apparently w/o adverse effects). But there's still too many of
them
> bugs alive to declare the war won.
>
> The Clivia is a huge heirloom which my wife holds in higher esteem than my
> ferns (please don't comment). The problem is not to kill the mealies, but
to
> kill them all, for there's so many little spaces where the spray
apparently
> doesn't enter. Gas would do, as would an agent taken up by the roots.
Maybe
> I'd increase the dosis even more.
>
> Reading again: do you "drench" them - are we talking about the same stuff?
>
> Wim
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ferns@hort.net on behalf of carol noel
> Sent: Fri 11/12/2004 6:22 PM
> To: ferns@hort.net
> Cc:
> Subject: RE: [ferns] vermin
>
> Are ferns fussy about Imidocloprid?
>
> I use the Tree and Shrub stuff as a drench on all of my hoyas (close to
> 200 species/cultivars) with no ill effect at all - and it kills all
> sucking critters for up to 6 months - should work on the Clivia too...I
> drench everything with it but have not done ferns.  [IMAGE]
>
> Carol
>
> >From: "Winter, Wim de" <Wim.dewinter@wur.nl> >Reply-To: ferns@hort.net
> >To: <ferns@hort.net> >Subject: RE: [ferns] vermin >Date: Fri, 12 Nov
> 2004 14:46:04 +0100 > >Does lack of oxygen kill the bugs? In other words,
> would it be worth the >trouble  getting a huge plastic bag (my permanent
> source of mealies is a huge >Clivia), put the plant in there, and have a
> candle burn the ox away? > >Wim > >[demime 1.01d removed an attachment of
> type application/ms-tnef which had a name of winmail.dat] >
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