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Tomato's and Dithane


 
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 11, 2010 3:19 am    Post subject: Tomato's and Dithane Reply with quote

Hi Folks. Just a query, is it ok, to spray Tomato Plants (that's bearing Fruit) with Dithane, in other word's, is it safe to eat the Tomato's ?
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 11, 2010 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

it is safe to eat tomatoes sprayed with dithane provided they are washed before use. i don't use chemicals in my garden as I am well aware of the knock on effect and I still remember the fiasco of Ridomil blight spray for tomatoes many years ago.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 11, 2010 7:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank's Michael for your reply, but is their an alternative ?
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