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ALCOHOL, RUBBING: Pesticide

Ailments Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago.

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For aphids, mealybugs, scales, etc., can be spot sprayed from an old sprayer, such as for window-cleaner; it dries quickly, penetrates to the eggs. OIE86Sept-15
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