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Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago.

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A B10-Insecticide containing Bacillus rhuringiensis and named Dipe1 EG (in Australia) is effective against them and can be applied over the buds. OD82-106; Thuricide is also safe but slow in action; Isotox and Ortho Orthene, a systemic, are useful and faster. F181-228

On cymbidium flowers use Dipel, sold by insecticide suppliers, not harmful to humans, a product containing Bacillus thuringensis. A82-1061

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