RE: Malathion and Sphagnum

From: Tom Massey (
Date: Wed Aug 25 1999 - 08:04:52 PDT

Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 11:04:52 -0400
From: Tom Massey <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg3029$foo@default>
Subject: RE: Malathion and Sphagnum

Sorry, Malathion doesn't kill live sphagnum, although on those occasions
that I have used it, I have been careful about over-spray and run-off.

Tom in Fl.

On Wednesday, August 25, 1999 10:37 AM,
[] wrote:
> Does any one know if Malathion will kill live Sphagnum? Someone recently
> asked me and I had to admit I didn't know. I intensly dislike Malathion
> other organophosphates, and hate to reccomend them, so please tell me it
> turns sphagnums all black and nasty.... ( and give me something else I
> suggest for thrips on a varied CP collection -- I suggested flea collars

> any ideas?)
> David O Gray.

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