FOGGERS, INSECT: Operation

Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin about 4 years ago.

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A liquid oil-base insecticide is forced from the container through an atomizer nozzle; droplets are fed into a heated fog-producing chamber where vaporization occurs; in thirty seconds an ounce produces 2,000 cu.ft. of insecticide fog. C72-77
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FOGGERS: A Quick Way to Dispense Miticide To spray under the leaves of a large collection takes a long time. but to fog a large greenhouse takes about eight minutes. OA84-11 0
FOGGERS: Carmel Fogger A powered ramjet type that produces a dense fog of insecticide directed up into the greenhouse fanjets to fill the house with fog; is effective against aphids and easy on the flowers. A83-613 0
FOGGERS: High Pressure A unit can be installed in the center of the greenhouse to oscillate or revolve 360 degrees to dispense a fog-mist effectively within 40 feet radius or so, and outside that for plants requiring less water, at a rate of 40 gallons down to 10 gallons, with a huge amount of fresh air; for illustration, specifications, etc. refer to A85-72 0
FOGGERS: Spray Cans for Insecticides Types such as Raid or Foregone are household types and the carrier used may injure orchids, so use only those designed for greenhouse use. A86-274 0
FOGGERS: The Fog System Can be used with foliar feeds, insecticides, fungicides, for winter freeze protection, hot weather cooling; refer to A83-622 0
FOGGERS: Using D-con and Four/gone These are effective against white fly and some aphids but not against scale or mealybugs. A82-248 0

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