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Old Wednesday 29th February 2012, 23:30   #1
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hi everybody, what is the best thing to get rid of red mite. thanks in advance
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Old Friday 2nd March 2012, 17:14   #2
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hi everybody, what is the best thing to get rid of red mite. thanks in advance
Do you mean as a plant pest? What is the situation - greenhouse?
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Best way is to start smoking. Throw your butts into a jar with water, let macerate for a few days, filter, put the liquid into a spray bottle, and start shooting the little buggers! You can also mix in capsaicin in some form (cayenne pepper works best). I usually put in a small amount, maybe a couple of ml of soap for dishwashing - seems to stick to them better. You should leave the stuff on a couple of days and then wash the plants with water to get rid of the stuff (dead mites, and residue from the tobacco water).
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