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  Re re Fungus gnats
From: "Bonaventure W Magrys" magrysbo at shu.edu> on 2000.04.05 at 14:41:06(4344)
Unfortunately the indoor Ari's soil mix contains peat, cow manure, old orchid
potting media, ect. They have been growing now at drying conditions but still
the gnats. Malathion, diazinon, and other sprays/drenches are only temporary,
cannot do with every watering. Mothballs strategically placed however, recently
have been doing the trick. Maybe some cinnamon powder ( good for those
unfortunate rots - no problem at this time) may also have insect repellant

From: neal foster nealfost at umich.edu> on 2000.04.05 at 18:45:42(4345)
Isn't there a commercial product called Gnatrol which contains Bacillus
thuringensis and which has been found to be pretty effective against the
larval stage under greenhouse conditions?


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