Managing Plant Pests With Soaps

The following link from the University of Florida describes some of the different types of soaps available and recommendations for proper, legal, and safe use of these products to manage pests.

Many home gardeners use dish soap for pest control purposes. This article explains how they can harm your plants…and beneficial insects and microorganisms. There are, however, other uses that are explained in the article.

Insecticidal soaps are also discussed.

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