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Old 02-19-2012, 11:57 PM
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Originally Posted by heritage View Post
Hi Barry.

No I used the Johnson and Lyon Reference.

I did send a Rose sample a few years back, and had a quick response. Rutgers Is Great.

The RRD is getting worse in our neck of the woods. Do you have any Organic Products that will control eriophyid mites on Rosa?
That's a tough one. Essential oils, horticultural oils and insecticidal soap may be effective on eriophyid mites, not the virus they carry. Dig up, bag and remove infected roses a day or so after treating for mites. But if there are other infected roses within 100 yds the infection will spread.
Barry Draycott

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