Questions tagged: pest oil

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Peter
Answer: Hi Peter, Unfortunately there are all sorts of additives in detergent and when mixed with oil can cause phytotoxicity to the leaves. Sometimes you...
Category: Roses
Tags: pest oil
Answered: 03:45PM, 25 Oct 2011
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angela
Answer: Hi Angela, The white specks may be due to scale insects. These can be controlled using Pest oil which must be applied directly to the insects alon...
Category: Diseases
Tags: pest oil
Answered: 02:53PM, 07 May 2012
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Linda
Answer: Hi Lyn, It is best to use the Pest oil on the day of mixing or at the latest the next morning. It will require shaking if left overnight as the mi...
Category: Products
Tags: pest oil
Answered: 03:00PM, 18 Jul 2012
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Amy
Answer: Hi Amy, The insect that is causing damage to your lilly pilly is the white wax scale. The mature female scale is capable of laying many eggs which...
Answered: 03:32PM, 23 Jul 2012
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kylie
Answer: Hi Kylie, The black mould is called sooty mould and occurs after an insect such as a scale, aphid or mealy bug pierces the plant. The insect excre...
Category: Diseases
Tags: pest oil, kaffir
Answered: 11:30AM, 10 Sep 2012
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John
Answer: Hi John, Clivea can be attacked by the lily caterpillar which can decimate the plants. The caterpillars are stripy in appearance and congregate in...
Category: Diseases
Tags: pest oil, Clivea
Answered: 10:41AM, 25 Sep 2012
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John
Answer: Hi John, Pest oil can be sprayed on citrus during October even when they are flowering. It is not recommended to use Pest oil on the Glen Retreat...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: pest oil, citrus
Answered: 02:19PM, 08 Oct 2012
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Nick
Answer: Hi Nick, The closest equivalent is Yates Pest oil which is available as a concentrate or as a ready to use product (trigger pack). This product is ...
Category: Pests
Tags: pest oil
Answered: 03:06PM, 09 Oct 2012
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Gary
Answer: Hi Gary, The insect is a soft scale and if the numbers increase then it is easily controlled with Pest oil. Pest oil works by suffocating the scal...
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:58PM, 30 Oct 2012
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Effie
Answer: Hi Effie, You will need to wait 1 day now before eating the herbs you have sprayed. If you would like to use a product with no withholding period,...
Answered: 03:38PM, 04 Oct 2013
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Lindsey
Answer: Hi Lindsey, The yellow patches may be caused by scale. Often the scale can be found on the underside of the leaf and can be scratched off with a f...
Answered: 09:24AM, 02 Jan 2014
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Jo
Answer: Hi Jo, The psyllids can be controlled using either Pest oil or Confidor. Trim off any excess damaged leaves before spraying to reduce the number of...
Category: Pests
Answered: 12:01PM, 07 Oct 2014
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Heidi
Answer: Hi Heidi, Thank you for contacting us. Though both the products have the same active ingredients, they are of different strengths and cover differe...
Category: Products
Answered: 11:42AM, 25 Aug 2016
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Frances
Answer: Hi Frances, Thank you for contacting us. Please try Yates Pest Oil to control scales on your frangipani tree. Please ensure you have read through t...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 01:18PM, 09 Nov 2016
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Mike
Answer: Hi Mike, Thanks for contacting Yates. Pest oil is a great product to scale and aphids, however, with all products in our range, they are registered...
Answered: 10:34AM, 23 Aug 2017
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Sue
Answer: Hi Sue, Thank you for contacting Yates. You can use regular sprays of YatesÆ Natureís WayÆ Citrus & Ornamental Spray. Just be sure to use as di...
Answered: 01:37PM, 04 Sep 2017
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Danielle
Answer: Hi Danielle, Thank you for contacting Yates. From the photo it looks like you have a infestation of scale on your tree. The black that is also appe...
Answered: 03:05PM, 25 Oct 2017
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Alan
Answer: Hi Alan, Thank you for contacting Yates. We would recommend that you wait until petal fall to spray your trees with any product. This is to avoid a...
Answered: 04:22PM, 01 Sep 2018