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Old 08-09-2012, 10:34 PM
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Spiraling White Fly

Have any of you been dealing with this on your coconut and/or royal palms? I am in the Ft Myers area and having problems mostly on coconuts.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:43 PM
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Have any of you been dealing with this on your coconut and/or royal palms? I am in the Ft Myers area and having problems mostly on coconuts.
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They are everywhere here dude...on everything.
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Old 08-10-2012, 06:19 AM
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Have any of you been dealing with this on your coconut and/or royal palms? I am in the Ft Myers area and having problems mostly on coconuts.
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Pandemic around here;

It'll choke evrything it's on and underneath it.

Use a Safari bark drench on the coconuts (be sure to add a wetting agent) Don't eat the fruit. Imidacloprid is too slow.
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Old 08-10-2012, 12:59 PM
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I have been using safari, been thinking of using imajet. What results have you been having with safari as far reinfestation period?
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:06 PM
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I have been using safari, been thinking of using imajet. What results have you been having with safari as far reinfestation period?
Imajet.. •ACTIVE INGREDIENT: IMIDACLOPRID 5.0 % OTHER INGREDIENTS 95.0 %

Safari as a bark drench you'll have to increase your concentrations. Go to their web site. The Imida has a slower uptake.

I apply the drench at about the end of March and usually don't need a second treatment until the next year. Prophylactic ally you can also use Coretect.

Just remember you'll need to clean as much of the sooty mold as you can before the tree can recover completely.
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Old 08-12-2012, 09:46 AM
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I have been applying safari as a soil drench at the highest label rate and only getting 6 month control.

I know imajet has slower uptake but we have a lot of coconuts around pools and injection is much safer.

As far as cleaning off the sooty mold, this may be difficult seeing i may have to apply to 1200 palms on 1 property
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Old 08-12-2012, 02:58 PM
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I have been applying safari as a soil drench at the highest label rate and only getting 6 month control.

I know imajet has slower uptake but we have a lot of coconuts around pools and injection is much safer.

As far as cleaning off the sooty mold, this may be difficult seeing i may have to apply to 1200 palms on 1 property pray for rain
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if you have the Arborjet system, it makes sense to use their formula. 1,000 trees. I hope you have a lot of arborjets

6-8 months is about right. If you time your application just prior to the warmer weather, you should make it through to the cooler weather where white fly is not a problem.

I don't know that the injection is going to give you a lot more control; uptake will definitly be quicker.
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