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wentium

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  1. Thx Alberto! tbh, I wasn't sure if you were trolling at me at 1st. Thx for the info. I plan to rub some coconut oil over the implant sites, that's all i have at the moment. I did however entertain the idea of using beewax to seal the wounds, similar to using parafilm to seal grafting wounds. Propolis sounds very interesting, not sure where I can get it in the resin form though.
  2. Thx Paul! The bleeding is getting worse, its now dripping sap. Is that normal? Shouldn't the bleeding subside going into the 3rd week? When should I expect the bleeding to subside? I might have driven the implants too deep just passed the cambium. Also, would wound sealing with wax (like they often do with parafilm in grafting) be beneficial at this point?
  3. I have implanted a few pesticide bullets in a Magnolia tree infected with soft scales about 2 weeks ago. I noticed bleed outs from some of the implant sites about 1 week later. The manufacturer suggests caulking the implant sites to prevent bleed outs. I’m under the impression that wound sealing is an old practice that is no longer recommended. Meanwhile, sap continues to leak out of the implant sites, and it smells a bit funny (I wiped down the implant sites with alcohol). Is it too late to seal the wounds now?

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