Joe, you might like to read this page from my
magazine - it doesn't explain it, but does have the name of a couple of
researchers in Gainesville, and their hypothesis on the mode of action.
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A product for foliage
spray on ornamental and crop plants consists of potassium and silicone.
It protects against environmenet stress, disease, insects and
temperature extremes. Can anyone explain how silicates accomplish