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What is BT and How Is It Used?

Posted by macgregor 6MA (My Page) on
Wed, May 30, 12 at 8:53

I did do a search about this but came up empty-handed.

What is BT (pest control I assume)? I so far have used only insecticidal soap but can definitely use an alternative to keep the little critters at bay.

Thanks for your help -


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RE: What is BT and How Is It Used?

Below is a previous GW discussion on BT that will give you some info to start with:

Here is a link that might be useful: BT discussion


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RE: What is BT and How Is It Used?

I had to order it on line , but I live in a small town. It is germ warfare specifically targeted to Cabbage lopers. Works like a charm. I bought the liquid, that you dilute and spray. One dose took them out for the season last year.


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RE: What is BT and How Is It Used?

  • Posted by natal Louisiana 8b (My Page) on
    Wed, May 30, 12 at 13:30

I had to use it last winter on my Swiss chard. I use the powder form in a Dustin Mizer.


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RE: What is BT and How Is It Used?

I just stick it in a canning jar that I've added tiny holes to the lid. It works wonderfully well! I just wished it worked on the baby grasshoppers now eating my swiss chard! :)


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