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SERIOUS mealy infestation..

Posted by jenem8316_VA z7 VA (jenem8316@yahoo.com) on
Tue, Jan 11, 05 at 19:18

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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RE: SERIOUS mealy infestation..

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.


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