HORTICULTURAL USAGES: CUT FLOWERS (IN CONTAINERS, TUBES, AND DECORATIVE VASES)

General Information

GENERAL INFORMATION

R•D•20 Disinfectant is a general disinfectant. It will help in the control of fungal, bacterial and viral plant pathogens, bacterial and fungal leaf rots, slime forming fungi, and odor causing bacteria and algae. It is designed specifically for greenhouse use where cross contamination may occur between plants. Pre-clean all surfaces prior to application of the disinfectant solution. All inanimate surfaces must be thoroughly wetted and remain wet for 10 minutes for disinfection. Then wipe up excess or allow to air dry. Fresh solution should be prepared daily and when use solution becomes visibly dirty. To apply solutions for sprayer applications, use as a coarse spray only.

Limitations, Restrictions, and Exceptions

HORTICULTURAL USAGES: CUT FLOWERS (IN CONTAINERS, TUBES, AND DECORATIVE VASES)

Additional Information:

Flower spikes should be hardened in solution during harvesting, storage and shipping to help control the transfer of diseases.

Note:

- Bacterial stem plugging (restricts water uptake)

- Fungi (can create ethylene gas, a cause of petal drop)

Method
Restricted Entry Interval

4 hours

Timings