[NAFEX] Fire Blight Pruning Tools?

dmnorton at royaloakfarmorchard.com dmnorton at royaloakfarmorchard.com
Tue May 20 10:47:30 EDT 2008


Jim,

The alcohol is as effective as bleach and is a better alternative to bleach 
for tools as you state.

Dennis Norton
Royal Oak Farm Orchard, Zone 5
http://www.royaloakfarmorchard.com
http://www.theorchardkeeper.blogspot.com
http://www.revivalhymn.com


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark & Helen Angermayer" <hangermayer at isp.com>
To: "nottke1" <nottke1 at earthlink.net>; "North American Fruit Explorers" 
<nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 17, 2008 7:49 PM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Fire Blight Pruning Tools?


> Jim,
>
> How about Lysol spray?  It's very convenient, no spills.
>
> Mark
> KS
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "nottke1"
> To: "Nafex" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Saturday, May 17, 2008 7:46 AM
> Subject: [NAFEX] Fire Blight Pruning Tools?
>
>
>> I have switched from using bleach to alcohol to sterilize clippers 
>> between
> cuts in removing fire blight.  The alcohol (straight from the bottle) is
> much less corrosive on the tools.  Does anyone know if it is just as
> effective as bleach?
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Jim Nottke
>> Zone 7
>> Pfafftown, North Carolina
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