Odp: Re: Large narcissus fly

Jacek Zwoliński ajzw@wp.pl
Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:36:28 PDT
Here I've found a description of the active ingredient of Dylox: http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/extoxnet/…

The toxicity to pollinators should be absent. One could try.

Jacek, Poland

Dnia Środa, 23 Października 2013 03:36 <gardenpt@aol.com> napisał(a) 
> Narcissus bulb fly (NBF) is a fly; it's in the order Diptera.  Its "grub" is a maggot.
> 
> Bayer 24 hr Grub Killer Plus is effective against "grubs" -- that is,against the youngsters of certain beetles.  They belong to the order Coleoptera.  So it won't work against NBF.  (Sorry.)
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> 
>  Jean, in Portland, OR
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> From: My Tong <electric.rice@gmail.com>
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> Hi all,
> 
> I'm a relatively new grower of Hippeastrum this year. Well, I just found a
> fat NBF larvae together many smaller larvae that don't look like any of the
> lesser bulb fly in quite a few of my hippeastrum pots. ... I'm curious if one can mix the Bayer 24 hr Grub Killer Plus
> (Dylox) with water and use this mixture to spray in the hole to eradicate
> all the larvae? ...
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