aphid control

Tom Stuart tstuart@westnet.com
Thu, 13 Feb 2003 12:05:54 PST
An overview of  pests of houseplants, nonchemical control, and pesticides is 

With a few more photos and a timely revision, the site would be top-notch. 

Imidacloprid is not included in the above because it is too new. An assessment 
of it is found here:

Reported as having lower human toxicity than Dysyston (Disulfoton), it is 
highly effective with Homoptera (e.g., aphids, soft scales, mealybugs, 
whiteflies) but useless with spider mites. One formulation is in a potting 

Tom Stuart, snowbound in New York
a good collection of spiders doesn't hurt, either

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