Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

How disinfectants compare in preventing transmission of fire blight

Authors

Beth L. Teviotdale
Monica F. Wiley
Dennis H. Harper

Publication Information

Hilgardia 45(4):21-23. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n04p21. July 1991.

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Abstract

Clorox, Lysol, and Pine-Sol were superior to rubbing alcohol, Listerine, hydrogen peroxide, Agrimycin 17, or Kocide 101 in preventing transmission of fire blight bacteria. Spraying or soaking was more effective than dipping to surface-sterilize cutting tools.

Teviotdale B, Wiley M, Harper D. 1991. How disinfectants compare in preventing transmission of fire blight. Hilgardia 45(4):21-23. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n04p21
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