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Any advice on beneficial nematodes?

Posted by ilovemyroses 8 Dallas TX (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 29, 12 at 23:10

They are in the frig now and I am a bit intimidated to do this !

I have thrips, I suspect. And tiny worm/larvae eating my rose buds!

Thanks!


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RE: Any advice on beneficial nematodes?

The efficacy of predatory nematodes depends upon many factors. The correct species of nemas have to be selected for the pest; the timing is important; a pest population has to be present; application rates and methods need to be followed according to the instructions.


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RE: Any advice on beneficial nematodes?

  • Posted by RpR_ 3-4 (My Page) on
    Tue, Apr 17, 12 at 0:14

My mother had an empty part of the rose garden due to bad nematodes.
I used nematodes to kill the nematodes and now have roses growing there again.


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RE: Any advice on beneficial nematodes?

I also interplant my roses with French marigolds to serve as pest traps for the nematodes.


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