SERIOUS mealy infestation..

jenem8316_VA(z7 VA)January 11, 2005

It's in a conservatory in a tropical environment. The amount and availability to reach some areas make spray useless. Many of the plants are epiphytic so systemic won't work either. I was thinking of introducing the natural predator beetles but I don't know if they work and was wondering if anyone had used them before. Also, wondering if there is any kind of fogger that could be used?

Thanks! Jenn

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Lady beetles can help, the Mealy Bug Destroyer (Cryptolaemus montrouziere) might be available someplace, parasitic wasps can help. A good, sharp stream of water works very well to dislodge the buggers.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2005 at 7:45AM
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