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RE: Southern Blight Control


Hello Joe,

This fungicide does has a long residual. It is also toxic to fish and very
phytotoxic to Apple trees when sprayed on the foliage. I grow under
crabapples so this concerned me. I completely sprayed the foliage of two of
my 2" diameter crabapples as a test to see if my crabapples would have any
damage. They are fine two weeks later. McIntosh apples in particular are
susceptible and even trace amounts in a sprayer will do damage.

I bet an over the counter label will be out soon but this is just a guess.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-hosta-open@mallorn.com
[mailto:owner-hosta-open@mallorn.com]On Behalf Of halinar@open.org
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2000 11:20 AM
To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
Subject: RE: Southern Blight Control


Dan:

>Hopefully soon if it's not already there will be a product with this
>same active ingredient available to the general public. It is very
>non-toxic. It is not legal to divide and sell restricted use
>pesticides....

If it is "very non-toxic", then why is it a restricted use pesticide?
Does it have a long half-life?

Joe Halinar

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