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KELTHANE: Miticide

Ailments Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Also known as difocol; effective against false spider mites and non-resistant strains of spider mites; use two applications seven to ten days apart, with follow-up sprayings to clean up infestations of false spider mites. AH12

Has been removed from the U.S. market. A87-1174

Has strong contact and residual action; recommended for red spider and phalaenopsis false spider-mite; use 2 ttpg. weekly; moderately toxic orally, LD-50 = 500mg.; Kelthane AP 25ZWP. A71-894

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