[Market-farming] RE Milk for powdery mildew

Allan Balliett igg at igg.com
Sat Sep 24 19:01:51 EDT 2005

Diluted at 9:1 it does not. -Allan

>Does it leave a white residue?
>Pam Corey
>Rose Hill Plantation
>Juanita Garcia wrote:
>>  The formula for this spray is 1/4 cup milk (and you can use
>>  reconstituted powdered milk as well) for every gallon of water. Spray
>>  the plants, taking care to try to get the undersides and stems. I like
>>  to do this early in the morning, since it gives the plants a chance to
>>  dry out during the day.
>>  I'm in Austin TX and it's very humid and hot here; this spray has really
>>  helped on the powdery mildew. I've also tried it on the tomato plants -
>>  it's not as effective on the fungi they get, but it does seem to slow it
>>  down a bit. I've also sprayed this on snow pea and sugar snap plants,
>>  and had some success with them as well.
>>  Juanita Garcia
>>  Garcia Eggs & Herbs
>>  Leander TX
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