Anybody can help me with information about hot water treatment of lily bulbs against bulb mites?

Tim Eck teck11@embarqmail.com
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:12:37 PDT
Have you tried permethrin and bifenthrin?  They are not systemic but they
should kill mites and persist for a year.

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From: pbs [mailto:pbs-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Mohammad
Sadegh
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 4:42 PM
To: Pacific Bulb Society
Subject: [pbs] Anybody can help me with information about hot water
treatment of lily bulbs against bulb mites?

Hi Friends

I grow lilies in North west of Iran , Bulb mites infected must of my lilium
bulbs and i want to eliminate them from our yard and my bulbs, i use some
pesticides with no success in soil and i want to tr with bulb hot water
treatment. In McRae's Book (Lilies a guide for growers and collectors) he
mentioned that it is possible to control this mites with hot water treatment
, Can i eliminate bulb mites (eggs and adults) with bulb hot water treatment
? I want to treat bulbs in 42 C for 1 hours as McRae Recommend . 

Thank you very much

Mohammad Sadegh
Ardabil ,Iran







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