PENTAC: Miticide

Ailments Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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It has few if any bad effects on plants and is relatively benign to people; use it once a week; it has a shelf-life of only about one year. OIE86Jan-17

Mode of action: it attacks the neuro-muscular system, as do most insecticides, but at a much slower rate. A70-984+; C70-147; OD65-169

To control two-spotted spider mites; apply twice 10 days apart. AH13; no residue problem, no flower burn. C72-122

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