gnats - house plants
orlowsky at unbc.ca
Thu Jan 25 15:58:27 EST 2001
You most likely have fungus gnats. I have had good control with nematodes
applied in irrigation water- Steinernema sp. but you might also try
Gnatrol which is a formulation of Bacillus thuringiensis. I haven't tried
it but a predatory mite, Hypoaspis miles, is often recommended.
John Orlowsky (250)960-6478/fax (250)960-6498
Enhanced Forestry Lab
University Of Northern British Columbia
Prince George, BC Canada V2N 4Z9
zone 3 MinTemp -40C
On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Magnani wrote:
> Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 20:25:45 GMT
> From: Magnani <bcmagnani at home.com>
> Newsgroups: bionet.plants
> Subject: gnats - house plants
> I have a large indoor Fishtail Palm, that has an infestation of flying gnats
> in the soil. Is there a safe way to rid my plant/house of these pests?
> Thanks in advance.
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