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Offline Martin

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Worm time
« on: October 06, 2012, 09:31:45 »
I saw the Amarylis moth fly yesterday and some breeders have had them in there crinums I think that they will stick out there nasty little heads now Time for Koinor so check out for them
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Re: Worm time
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2016, 10:31:04 »
Hi Martin.  Is it safe to say they in prep for the dreaded moth, a spray program catering for moth should start around September when things start to warm up ever so slightly in Gauteng?
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Re: Worm time
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2016, 15:15:51 »
Neil, I think what Martin is saying that you need to look out from now for amaryllis worm damage. Once seen, spray immediately!

I certainly will be spraying with a systemic in a weeks time.
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Re: Worm time
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2016, 17:45:24 »
Hi Peter. 
Due to my lengthy and irregular work trips during the build up to the growing season, I don't have the luxury of checking for pests as frequent as I'd like. If you wouldn't mind sharing which systemic you are applying it would be greatly appreciated.


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Re: Worm time
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2016, 20:32:02 »
Hi Neil
If you need to use a systemic pesticide I find Koinor the best 2 ml per litr  soak the pot it is effective for 6 months srayed it is efective for two to three months
Again use with discretion and as a last resort
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Re: Worm time
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2016, 21:25:53 »
Thank you Martin.  I will make use of this advice but as you mentioned only as a last resort. I'm away pretty much 2-3 weeks at a time from August right until December. I'm sure you understand my concern.
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