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Re: Cushiony Cotton scale
« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2019, 07:41:46 PM »
Brian, wating to hear the out come if you use the 21%.

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Re: Cushiony Cotton scale
« Reply #26 on: January 20, 2019, 12:06:25 AM »
I used isopropyl alcohol a while back and spot treated best I could, don't see any cotton scale. This is what I used on my oranges last spring and seems to have worked again. Will update if I see more soon. Haven't been in the yard much it's been cold and rainy.
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Re: Cushiony Cotton scale
« Reply #27 on: January 20, 2019, 12:29:58 PM »
I hosed my infected tree off 3 or 4 times and its looking clean now.   
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Re: Cushiony Cotton scale
« Reply #28 on: January 20, 2019, 02:33:37 PM »
I had mealy bugs on an in ground pomegranate.  I used a hose with an attached adjustable brass nozzle to wash them off the tree just as Spaugh wrote.

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Re: Cushiony Cotton scale
« Reply #29 on: January 28, 2019, 12:21:57 PM »
I've applied imidacloprid at the highest listed rate, as a soil drench, to half of my trees.  I removed any fruit from them first. 

The other half I will treat with only soap sprays. 

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Re: Cushiony Cotton scale
« Reply #30 on: March 05, 2019, 12:11:50 PM »
I've applied imidacloprid at the highest listed rate, as a soil drench, to half of my trees.  I removed any fruit from them first. 

The other half I will treat with only soap sprays.
Hey Brian,
Any updates?
-Kris

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Re: Cushiony Cotton scale
« Reply #31 on: March 05, 2019, 02:45:47 PM »
I'm in hawaii  :D

I'll let you know as soon as I'm back. 

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Re: Cushiony Cotton scale
« Reply #32 on: March 09, 2019, 01:00:36 PM »
I found some young adult CCS on one of the treated trees.  I don't think it worked.  However, the number of CCS I founds overall is far less than usual, so perhaps it is working somewhat, or hadn't been uptaken to the tips where these scale were found. 

I am going to treat the remaining plants and report back in another month.


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Re: Cushiony Cotton scale
« Reply #33 on: March 11, 2019, 10:35:41 AM »
You will probably get better results if you use it during summer when your trees are using more water. 

Brian, are you unable to hose the tree off because of the greenhouse lacking drainage?  Simply blasting them off with a hose seems to work the best. 
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Re: Cushiony Cotton scale
« Reply #34 on: March 11, 2019, 11:47:00 AM »
I noticed some more on my pomello. The never ending battle continues!

We've finally go some nice weather so I'll be able to be much more attentive. I've also stripped the tree of all it's fruits so it should be easier to find now. :)
-Kris

 

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