[NAFEX] Deer -formula for XP-20?

road's end farm organic101 at linkny.com
Mon Feb 9 19:43:07 EST 2004


On Monday, February 9, 2004, at 12:50 PM, Rodney Eveland wrote:

> http://www.ag.auburn.edu/aaes/communications/highlights/winter99/deer.
> html
>
> http://www.liquidfence.com/subcatmfgprod.asp?0=200&1=215&2=-1&6=1
>
> The liquid fence url is the home page for XP-20. The auburn url is a
> study of various repellents. They state that XP-20 is Thiram, a bitter
> tatsting fungicide. They also state that spraying with rotten eggs
> gives the best protection, but I didn't read it thoroughly to see if
> they have a formula to come up with a sprayable mix.
>
>
Thanks for info. Not acceptable for organic certification, though. 
(Thiram, that is. I think the rotten eggs are OK, though not advisable 
directly on the lettuce. I don't think they have to be rotten when you 
spray them.)

--Rivka
Finger Lakes NY; zone 5 mostly




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