The Orchid Doctor Articles under the Heading Systemics

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SYSTEMICS: Definition Insecticides and fungicides which are taken up through the tissue of plants and become part of the protoplasm and do not just form an outer coating. OA75-179; it's not a part of protoplasm. OWD 0
SYSTEMICS: For Scale Control Systemic sprays are not very effective because orchids grow too slowly to get a good "burst" of pesticide into the affected area; Cygon is the best for Boisduval scale but is not labelled for greenhouse use. A87-615 0
SYSTEMICS: Insecticides Commercial names include Actidione, Cygon 2E (Dimethoate), Di-Syston, Orthene, Meta-Systox-R, Temik. RMHOf limited effectiveness because orchids grow slowly and systemics are not much good, although Cygon 2E will penetrate the sheath of cattleyas and kill scale, etc. ; it takes months for a systemic to move from the roots to the top of the plant. A87-615; OIE85Jy-6 0
SYSTEMICS: Pesticides A product that has been recommended for years in Florida is Meta Systox-R25.4%. A87-1237 0
SYSTEMICS: Review For description, etc. of Di-Syston granules, Di-Syston cartridge, Meta-Systox-R sprays and Cygon spray, refer to C69-46+ see also Cygon 2E; Insecticides; Temik 0

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  1. Bill Overton commented on topic "Catt. walkeriana" by Angela Baxter
  2. Gonzalo Rotondaro commented on member plant Cattleya (Sophronitis) cerna by Laura Urban
  3. Steven Kirincich commented on member plant Lc. Little Oliver by Steven Kirincich
  4. Robert Rand commented on member plant Alcra. Winter Wonderland 'White Fairy' by Robert Rand
  5. Thuong Do commented on member plant Schom. tibicinis by Edward Zapata
  6. Bill Overton commented on topic "diseases" by Penny Edwards
  7. William Gorski commented on topic "Orchid Species: Vanda falcata h.v. Ryunotsume" by William Gorski
  8. Stefan Neher commented on topic "Stale Data" by Stefan Neher
  9. Susan Fairbairn commented on topic "diseases" by Penny Edwards
  10. Robert H. Findlay commented on topic "seed vs. pollen parent " by Robert H. Findlay