Re: Various Topics

Harold Slater (
Fri, 20 Jan 1995 19:51:38 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 20 Jan 1995 WELCH@NIEHS.NIH.GOV wrote:

> For mosquito control, Gardener's Supply sells a floating ring
> that releases a mosquitocidal bacteria for mosquito control.

a.k.a BT or Bacillus thuringiensis. It usually works within 24 hours!
There are a number of different sub-species with var. israelensis and H-14
working best. Natrual Insect Control in Stevensville, Ontario, Canada sells
them as Vectobac (H-14) and DUNKS (B.t.isr). I've used them in rainbarrels
with success