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Best Paphiopedilum 1st Place: Paph. Supersuk Eureka AM/ AOS x Paph. Raisin Pie Hsinying x Sib - Owner Al Sugano

Best Phragmipedium 1st Place: Paul Eugene Conroy – Owner Al Sugana 2nd Place: Place: Paul Eugene Conroy

  • Owner Al Sugana

Best Trigolottis 1st Place: Trigolottis Brachiata - Owner

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    Orchid Alley

Best Vanda 1st Place: V. Sanderiana ‘Thonglor’ x V. Sanderiana ‘Philippines’ - Owner David Neifert 2nd Place: V. Cindy Banks - Owner Orchid Alley

Best Other Genera - Asconcenda 1st Place: Ascda. Princess Mikasa ‘Saphire’AM/AOS - Owner Orchid Alley 2nd Place: Ascda. John De Biase ‘Kanoporn’ - Owner Orchid Alley

Best Brassia 1st Place: Brs. Joyce Nakata x Milt. Belevedere – Owner Hanalei Orchids

GIOS Welcomes Ed Mercino

The Garden Island Orchid Society wishes to thank Ed Mercino for coming over from Oahu to discuss orchid pests, which are always a problem in this sub-tropical climate. While space does not allow us to print his talk in its entirety, here are some of the highlights.

Principles of Pest Control

  • 1.

    Start clean

  • 2.

    Monitor the plants and keep a log

  • 3.

    Know the plant and its pests

  • 4.

    Identify primary Pests

  • 5.

    Determine how much damage is

being done 6. Explore options and take action fast

Useful Internet Sites from U.H. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources & Others:

Mites on Ornamentals: http:// www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/ MP-2.pdf

Free CTAHR Publications: http:// www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/ctahr2001/PIO/ FreePubs.asp

Blossom Midge in Hawaii: http:// www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/ IP-ll.pdf

Scouting for Thrips on Orchids: http:// www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/ IP-8.pdf

Anthurium Thrips: http:// www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/ IP-9.pdf

nsect Control Chart: http:// www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/ IP-19L.pdf

Foliar Nematodes on Orchids: http:// www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/ PD-13.pdf

Orchid Snails: http:// www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/ MP-l.pdf

Knowledge Master Pest Search: http:// www.extento.hawaii.edu/kbase/crop/ crop.htm

Pesticide Mode of Action Chart http:// ohp.com/Labels MSDS/PDF/CCC VIILpdf

September-October 2007

Other Sources:

H & R Nurseries Harry Akagi & Roy Tokunaga 41-240 Hihimanu St. Waimanalo, HI 96795 Phone: (808) 259-9626, Fax: (808) 259- 5422 http://www.hnurseries.com

Kiilani Gifts and Gardens Bernie Cagauan 87-911 Apuupuu Road Waianae, HI 96792 Phone: (808) 668-1348, Fax: (808) 668- 5637 h t t p . : / / w w w . O r c h i d s 4 u s _ c o m /

Kogachi Orchids Glenn S. Kogachi P.O. Box 435 Waianae, HI 96792 Phone: (808) 696-2040, Fax: (808) 456- 4359 Email: kogachiorchids@hawaii.rr.corn

The Orchid Center Richard Takafuji 86-23 IKuwaleRd. Waianae, HI 96792 Phone: (808)696-2974, Fax: (808) 696- 8391

Ed cautioned us to read the labels - what is hazardous and what is not.

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