By Betty E. M. Jacobs
Considering that 1973, Storey's kingdom knowledge announcements have provided sensible, hands-on directions designed to aid readers grasp dozens of nation dwelling abilities speedy and simply. There are actually greater than one hundred seventy titles during this sequence, and their striking recognition displays the typical hope of state and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in daily life.
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Additional info for All the Onions: Revised and Updated (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-204)
Do not apply D formulation more than 8 times per season. VEGETABLE/INSECT TOMATO aphid cutworms INSECTICIDE (Active Ingredient) & FORMULATION (Trade Name) AMOUNT OF FORMULATION PER GALLON OF SPRAY (or as otherwise noted)* MIN. 75) 3/4 oz/50 ft. 75) 3/4 oz/ 50 ft. 25%D As recommended on the label 0 Do not apply D formulation more than 6 times per season. 5% 4 Tbsp 1 A problem on late peas. Maximum of 6 applications per season; wait 4 days before reapplying. 75%EC flea beetles, flea beetles, blisterblister beetles beetles Colorado potato beetle REMARKS AND PRECAUTIONS On foliage as needed.
Handpicking of hornworms is often sufficient if few plants are involved. Apply to flowering plants during early morning or late evening, when bees are not present. Do not apply more than 5 times per season. No more than 6 applications per season. VEGETABLE/INSECT INSECTICIDE (Active Ingredient) & FORMULATION (Trade Name) AMOUNT OF FORMULATION PER GALLON OF SPRAY (or as otherwise noted)* MIN. INTERVAL (DAYS) BETWEEN LAST APPLICATION AND HARVEST Pyrethrin (aerosol) According to label 0 Safer Insecticidal Soap 49EC 5 Tbsp 0 TOMATO (CONT’D) whitefly tomato pinworm REMARKS AND PRECAUTIONS Inspect undersides of leaves when purchasing transplants.
PB595-3M-8/02(Rev) E12-4615-00-008-03 The Agricultural Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or veteran status and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. S. Department of Agriculture, and county governments cooperating in furtherance of Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914. Agricultural Extension Service, Charles L.
All the Onions: Revised and Updated (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-204) by Betty E. M. Jacobs