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Re: Natural fungicide


Hi John,

Well, chamomile tea is a common one used to prevent damp-off of course and 
if you go to the following web site you can see lots of others that have 
purported anti-fungal activities:  http://www.ghorganics.com/page15.html 
This site even tells you exactly how to make things like elder leaf spray 
and garlic fungicide spray!!

I'm sure there must be hundreds if not thousands, the question is how many 
have truly been proven to be effective vs. someone used it once and then 
passed it along as if it were gospel :o)

Dan

Dan Devor
Gibsonia, PA



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Ludwig" <aroidgrower@verizon.net>
To: <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Sent: Saturday, November 24, 2007 12:59 PM
Subject: [Aroid-l] Natural fungicide


>I have had many years experience applying herbicides as well as
> pesticides and currently hold a license for commercial application in
> the state of New Jersey.
>
>  I have come to learn of the latest research pertaining to various
> diseases that are thought to be associated with certain commonly used
> herbicides and pesticides.
>
> I have heard a few people share experiences of treating various tubers
> with fungicide prior to storage during dormancy. All have spoken of
> the use of commonly available fungicides that they purchased locally.
>
> Does anybody know of all natural fungicides?
>
> I have heard of the use of ground cinnamon for treating tubers, has
> anybody used cinnamon?
>
> Are there any other natural herbicides, fungicides, pesticides that
> anybody has any knowledge of?  Common or not?  Easily obtainable or not?
>
> There is currently research being done pertaining possible links to
> parkinson's disease and the use of commonly available herbicides.
> There are also suspected links to the use of various herbicides and
> other diseases.
>
> Even though I am very careful during mixing and application of
> pesticides there is always a chance of exposure.
>
> I would welcome any information no matter how trivial it may seem even
> if there is no solid evidence to back it up.
>
>
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