Dusting Vegetables - Knowledgebase Question

Leesville, SC
Question by kgw1976
June 26, 2000
If I dust my vegetables with Sevin-5 dust, will it stop the bees from pollenating the plants?

Answer from NGA
June 26, 2000



If the Sevin Dust gets on plant surfaces where the bees will contact it (especially flowers, but also leaves to some extent), it will kill the bees. Sevin is highly toxic to bees.

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