Mealy Bugs and Aphids
Answered by: Inge Poot
Question from: K Shotz
Posted on: February 16, 1999

Which product would be the best for mealy bugs and aphids?

Pyrethrum soap spray would be your best bet. The soap makes it easier to actually wet the waxy mealybugs and dissolve their waxy covering so that they dry out and die. The pyrethrum be able to get to the bugs once the wax is dissolved.

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