[NAFEX] vectors for shoot blight

dmnorton at royaloakfarmorchard.com dmnorton at royaloakfarmorchard.com
Mon Apr 7 00:30:16 EDT 2008


You can use any 10%  isopropyl alcohol solution or 10% bleach solution.  I 
use pure apple cider vinegar in a spray bottle to simply spray the shears 
between cuts.

Dennis Norton
Royal Oak Farm Orchard
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Douglas Woodard" <dwoodard at becon.org>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2008 2:55 AM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] vectors for shoot blight


> Dennis, which alcohol? Ethanol, methanol, isopropyl?
>
> Are you saying "10% bleach or 10% alcohol?"
>
> Doug Woodard
> St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
>
>
>
> dmnorton at royaloakfarmorchard.com wrote:
>> Alan,
>
> [snip]
>
>> Always, disinfect pruning tools by dipping them for at least 30 seconds 
>> in 10% bleach or alcohol after each cut (spray disinfectants that contain 
>> at least 70% alcohol can also be used). Burn or bury diseased branches.
>
> [snip]
>
> 




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