Category: Ailments

APHIDS: Description and Activity

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 6 years ago No controls given, refer to AH86-56 Read More

PESTICIDES: Temperatures At Which it Is Hazardous for Humans to Work with Them

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 6 years ago Above 85 deg.F. in the afternoon it is best not to work with them. OD75-162 Read More

QUILLING: What it Is

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 6 years ago New leaves stay rolled and upright and do not unfold naturally, also applied to petals of flowers which develop a length-wiseeinward roll; seems that a wetting agent in an insecticide spray if appl... Read More

QUINOLINOL SULFATE: A Fungicide

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 6 years ago It is used to control Pythium, Phytophthora, Sclerotium, Pseudomonas, Erwinia and petal blights; AH86-71 (8-Quinolinol) Read More

DISEASED PLANTS: Removal of Affected Parts

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 6 years ago Virused plants are usually affected throughout, destroy the plant; bacteria: remove parts when the first visible symptoms appear; fungi: remove spotted leaves particularly if the spots appear on th... Read More

SOW BUGS: In Fir Bark

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 6 years ago Control by dusting the surface of the pot mix with Sevin dust 5%. A82-1061 Read More

VIRUS: Removal From Hands

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 6 years ago Use 3% solution of Tri-Sodium Phosphate and wash first in it then in soap and water; it's difficult to remove. AU87(2)-16 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Flower Stem Crooked and Discolored

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 6 years ago It is a sure sign of virus; destroy plant immediately. F77-16 Read More

MITES, FALSE SPIDER, PHALAENOPSIS: Characteristics and Controls

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 6 years ago A false spider mite, it does not spin webs; a pest in southern states of the U.S. and some European areas; causes dark spots on the leaves which induce necrosis and loss of tissue; Azodrin, Metasys... Read More

PESTICIDES: Shelf Life

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 6 years ago They should be purchased for short-term use; mark the date of purchase on the container; most keep their effectiveness for two or more years if stpred properly; signs of ineffectiveness in dusts an... Read More

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