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Old 04-23-2010, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by digitalgate View Post
this is my experience.
melathion don't kill mite. Oil and water do. U can kill mite with mineral oil by engulfing the "insect". I been having weekly schedule of white oil since 2 years ago. I don't see them anymore. Only problem is my plant is outdoor, so mite will keep coming back again and again and again and again, and again and again. So weekly spray is compulsory for me.
Yes, esp in tropical climates, the fast rate of reproduction of these mites enables them to become pesticide resistant.

Thus, the only way to go is to suffocate them with white oil. =)
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