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Energy Adviser: Humidity plays key role in mold problems 

The Columbian - Oct 08 11:31 AM
My wife and I set our thermostat back at night to keep the house cooler for sleeping as well as to lower our heating bill. In January I noticed that a fine layer of white mildew started coating the shoes and clothes in our bedroom closet.

HUMBERTO CRUZ SAVINGS GAME: Home inventory is worth the work 
Kansas City Star - Oct 08 12:07 AM
The letter from the insurance company said an inspector would come to look over the house. He did a pretty thorough job, checking the roof and foundation, the sides of the house, the gutters and the driveway. He found everything in order — no rotting wood surfaces or peeling paint, no cracking or crumbling of foundation walls, no water stains, no mildew or mold.

Task for the month of October 
The Nassau Guardian - Oct 07 6:04 AM
1. Roses: Continue to cut back faded blooms to a healthy outside bud with five leaflets. Remove dropped leaves which may have been infected with Black spot or powdery mildew. Feed your roses with a rose fertilizer and continue your program of spraying for insects and fungus.

?The Shakespeare Wars? 
New York Times - Oct 07 9:25 PM
"An improbable chain of circumstances had resulted in my witnessing one of the first performances of a now-legendary production of 'A Mid-summer Night's Dream' . . . "




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- powdery mildew

Mildew is a grey, mold-like growth caused by one of two different types of micro-organisms.

Mildew growing on a leaf. The ladybird is a Psyllobora species which feeds on the milde mildew.

What most horticulturalists and gardeners call mildew is actually powdery mildew powdery mildew, caused by various Ascomycota fungi. There are several species, mildew all pests of flowering plants, called obligate mildew remover parasites. The species that affects roses is Sphaerotheca pannosa var. rosa.

The other main form mildew removal of mildew is downy mildew, which is a member mold and mildew of the Oomycota phylum in the Protista kingdom. In commercial agriculture, downy mildew is a mildew allergy particular problem for growers of potatoes, grapes and vine-type vegetables.

Mildew can mold mildew thrive on any organic matter, not just living tissue, and can appear on mold mildew remover clothing, leather, paper, and the ceilings, walls and floors of many homes. It often plant mildew lives on shower walls.

See also

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

External links

  • How to killing mold and mildew Prevent and Remove Mildew in Relation to the House and Household remove mildew Furnishings from Virginia Tech and Virginia State University

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