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JoannaS
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Having rigged up some pieces of yellow paper covered in petroleum jelly (vaseline) which seems to be quite effective in getting rid of whitefly, I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for other substances that could be used to catch the whitefly that does not use petroleum? Cool

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Grease as used for grease bands on fruit trees? Craft re-positionable glue? I haven't looked to see what these are made of, so I can't say if they are petroleum based. Most things I have thought of are too runny, or so thick the yellow wouldn't show through. I'd be really interested to hear if someone comes up with something that doesn't use petroleum.

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