Daconil vs Harvesting

tomatomike(z7NC)June 29, 2006

I have a Daconil product and it indicates that you should wait 7 days to harvest after application on tomatoes. How should I manage using Daconil given that tomatoes ripen continuously and not on a convenient schedule? Any help from someone with experience with this fungicide would be great. Also, how long after starting a spray regimen should I start seeing results?

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sillyrib(z5 IL)

I've never heard of any toxic effects from the use of Daconil but always make sure you wash your toms thoroughly before eating. Daconil is also a preventative measure and would have limited success on plants already infected. This of course depends heavily on what is affecting your plants. Post pictures of the problem for identification.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2006 at 10:55AM
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tomatomike(z7NC)

I have a couple of Heirlooms with early blight and I got the spray for that. This is the first time I have tried using Daconil. I also have a plant with tomato wilt virus, which I know the fungicide will not control, unfortunately.Thanks for responding.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2006 at 2:47PM
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