[NAFEX] Don't use Bt
aleguy33 at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 19 11:15:38 EDT 2009
Too late. I sprayed (dusted) my garden with Bt three years ago and it appears to have taken hold. It is still killing caterpillars in my yard and garden, so I know for a fact it was a living organism. It is well established now, so there is little I can do about it. I agree that Bt is not a good idea, generally.
From: Jim Fruth <jimfruth at charter.net>
To: NAFEX <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Friday, June 19, 2009 9:25:45 AM
Subject: [NAFEX] Don't use Bt
Instead, encourage Yellow Jackets and Bald Faced Hornets. Both spend
their days searching out larva to take back to their nest to feed their
young. You don't want them feeding their young with Bt poisoned grubs. By
the time insects develop resistance to Bt, you'll hope there are still some
(flying) biological controls around. Hopefully, you won't have killed them
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