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baking powder- used dry as bulb dust??- fungicide??

Posted by cheerpeople 5a (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 23, 06 at 9:01

I can't find any info on this. I assume if it can be used in a mix as a spray see this article:
http://plant-disease.ippc.orst.edu/articles.cfm?article_id=14
...that someone somewhere has used it dry??

I have looked around the small towns here for a bulb dust for at least 3 years and I never find any- just liquid fungicides which I'm not interested in using on bulbs- I'd rather have a powder. Every year something starts rotting in the basement for dormant storage for our 7-8 month winter storage season.

I'd rather not buy a product on line if I have it in my kitchen already..
Karen

Here is a link that might be useful: link to article - hopefully


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RE: baking powder- used dry as bulb dust??- fungicide??

My apologies I should have said

BAKING SODA

not baking powder...K


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RE: baking powder- used dry as bulb dust??- fungicide??

As discussed in a different forum, baking soda will not work for this purpose. Try sphagnum moss.


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RE: baking powder- used dry as bulb dust??- fungicide??

rhizo- hey thanks! I didn't know about the spagnum moss acting as a fungicide.:)
Karen


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