Originally Posted by phasthound
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.
Thanks Barry for that Info.
Currently I have been removing the affected plants and burn offsite. I am doing my best to keep the Virus vectored by the mites, supressed with a labled product, and It does a good job for the mites themselves.
The Summer (Hort) oil works on these mites too, but they are most active when it is Hot, and I don't want Phyto issues either.