Plant Mites

Anne Gillen ez049617 at dilbert.ucdavis.edu
Tue Apr 21 23:06:13 EST 1998


Bob Muskie (muskybob at sprint.ca) wrote:
: Plant mites...
: 
: I noticed on the wifes plants little (real little) spider web
: like mites...
: any body know how to get rid of the little mites....
: Bob
: muskybob at sprint.ca
: 
: 
I would wash them with a little dish detergent and warm water (one
squirt in a half gallon).  Rinse with water. Repeat 1-2 weeks later.

Insecticidal soaps may work.  I've been told that spider mites thrive
when the air is stagnent.  Perhaps a little fan will help prevent future
outbreaks.

Anne



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