Milky Spore

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by EDL, Apr 3, 2000.

  1. EDL

    EDL LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 110

    does anybody use milky spore instead of dursban, dylox or any other grub treatment, how does it compare. thanks Tom
  2. As per this month issue of Grounds Maint. mag<br>this is becoming a less effective treatment.<p>The grubs are building up a tolerance.
  3. lbmd1

    lbmd1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    Stones right, the milky spore is not as effective as it used to be. If you are looking for another alternative, try nematodes. It runs about $80 and covers approx 8000 sq ft. You put this sponge in a backpack sprayer and spray the lawn areas. They are microscopic wormlike creatures that feed on grub larvae I believe.

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