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COCKROACHES: Characteristics and Controls

Ailments Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Three species are found in greenhouses; they eat stems and skeletonize the flowers; for control use Diazinon or Baygon; apply to benches, crevices and other hiding places. AH9
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