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Pesticide Guide

Discussion in 'Issues, Disease and Pests' started by Ray, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. Ray

    Ray Orchid Iconoclast Supporting Member

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    The folks at Michigan State Agricultural Extension Service have published a one-page guide to current commercial pesticides. It is targeting greenhouse-grown leafy greens, herbs, and vegetables, but does include those labeled for ornamentals, as well. While not covering all insects and mites, it does provide a decent reference for aphids, fungus gnats, spider mites, thrips, and whitefly, which are pretty common orchid pests.

    I have uploaded it to my website, so that you can check it out, or download it for yourself.
     
  2. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Thank you, Ray. That is a great summary. I especially appreciate the spider mite information on the chart.
     
  3. Fumiaki Takahashi

    Fumiaki Takahashi miniature orchidaholic

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    Thank you, Ray.
     
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    annabanana1987 Active Member

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    Thank you! I'll check it out
     
  5. chrismende

    chrismende Waaaay too many! Supporting Member

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    Good little sheet!