Narcissus pseodonarsissus & Narcissus bulb fly

Tue, 09 Apr 2013 00:52:43 PDT
That would explain perhaps why I have never had this pest amongst the snowdrops perhaps?
Or any Narcissi at all.
Is there anyone who knows more?
Kind regards,

" Message du 07/04/13 18:16

> Objet : Re: [pbs] Nematode control of Narcissus bulb fly
> Most interesting ,Mark.
> I have a patch of Narcissus pseudonarcissus here in Seattle, and the
> Narcissus fly doesn't touch it either. I always assumed their is some
> particular chemical make-up of the tissues that doesn't appeal. Some
> Narcissus varieties are magnets for the fly, and others apparently have
> some compound or composition to repel, or, at least not interest this pest.
> Rick K"

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