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dlhvac

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Re: Treatment for HLB
« Reply #26 on: February 20, 2020, 03:44:28 AM »
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Re: Treatment for HLB
« Reply #27 on: February 24, 2020, 07:05:29 PM »
I have one thought that can kill HLB.

A systemic copper, a form of copper bound with aminoacids, it goes into the plant and it's an effective bactericide. I use this for mangoes if they show any sign of anthracnose (hardly because all the new scions I treated them already).

I don't have any infected plant, but if someone wants to experiment I can help.
« Last Edit: February 24, 2020, 07:13:24 PM by lebmung »

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Re: Treatment for HLB
« Reply #28 on: February 25, 2020, 07:29:29 AM »
Right now there is no demonstrated treatment for HLB.  There is a lot of snake oil out there.  The only success is in prevention from genetic tolerance in some rootstock and scion varieties, and some GE trees show some promise to live with the infection. There is no cure.

Kevin
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Re: Treatment for HLB
« Reply #29 on: February 25, 2020, 08:29:33 AM »
Copper is not killing bacteria
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