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Advise for control of Wood Bores

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Kirk Kempen, Apr 16, 2001.

  1. Kirk Kempen

    Kirk Kempen LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I have several trees, which show signs of bore damage. I've tried the Lindane recomended by my local nursery, but it hasn't been effective. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated; I don't want to loose all my trees!
  2. greens1

    greens1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 352

    You need to accurately diagnose which type of borer and the extent of the damage so far. If there is too much damage then treatment may not be effective. I would reccomend getting an arborist to help you.

    I often use soil injections of Merit for borers with good results. I would reccomend Merit if your borer is on the lablel.
    Good Luck,
    Jim L

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