Category: Ailments

BUDS: Turned Black on Cattleya Skinneri After Half-opening

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Probably caused by too much cold. A76-206 Read More

PESTICIDES: Review

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Safety ratings, label warning statements; toxicity table of the most popular formulations; their availibility; a compatibility table of 22 kinds; their application; storage, shelf life, etc.; refer... Read More

PESTICIDES: Toxicity Ratings

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago For a list of pesticides in Australia, many of whi ch have strange trade names for common brands elsewhere, refer to AU87(3)-46 Read More

PESTICIDES: Rules for Application

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Identify the right insect or disease; use the recommended insecticide; use it at the right amount, in the right way and at the right time. AH86-64 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Buds Fall Off in the Home

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago The chances are good that the atmosphere in the home in winter is too dry because of low relative humidity, so place the plants on pans of gravel ana water. A83-1156 Read More

PESTICIDES: Systemic Types

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Mixing them together; there is only one true systemic and that is the fungicide Benlate or benomyl; Cygon is only somewhat systemic; a good possibility they can be mixed; so far, no systemic insect... Read More

ZECTRAN: A Carbamate Insecticide

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago It is no longer made. OWD Read More

PESTICIDES: Storage

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Emulsifiable concentrates and most liquids should be stored above freezing; if properly sealed they should remain effective for two years; do not use if the emulsifiable concentrate does not turn "... Read More

PESTICIDES: Phytotoxicity

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago It appears in five ways: as burn, on leaf tip, on leaf margin, on leaf surface, or bud; as necrosis, which is similar to burn; chlorosis which is a yellowing or bleaching effect, such as spotting t... Read More

PESTICIDES: Shelf Life

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago They should be purchased for short-term use; mark the date of purchase on the container; most keep their effectiveness for two or more years if stpred properly; signs of ineffectiveness in dusts an... Read More

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