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BUSH SNAILS: On Cymbidiums

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Use Slug-Geta Pellets, formulated with Mesurol or spray Slugit; several other controls available. A76-698
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BUSH SNAILS: Behavior and Control Snails go deeper as the pot dries out; most effective surface spray is with metaldehyde but spray is not as effective as soaking; spray first with water,wait two or three hours then apply; most effective in early evening. A61-884; A70-531 0
BUSH SNAILS: Control in Phalaenopsis Use slug and snail bait (granules) containing a combination of metaldehyde and mesurol. A78-13 0
BUSH SNAILS: Control in the Greenhouse In tests, metaldehyde was the most effective bait; method of application is important; a dozen brands tested were ineffective and blocked drainage; liquid sprays were partly effective; 2 ttpg. of 20% metaldehyde used as a soak overnight was completely successful. A70-528+ 0
BUSH SNAILS: In Bark Sevin 50%WP did not eliminate them all; use Mesurol plus metaldehyde in pellet form. A77-527 0
BUSH SNAILS: Method of Control Mesurol 50% used as a drench achieved 100% control; use 1 lb. to 100 gallons of water. A73-28 0

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