Possibilities of improvement in the sprinkling method of disinfection

Gassner, G.

Deutsche Lwndw. Presse 54(12): 159-160


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In this paper the writer recapitulates his arguments in favour of a reduction in the amounts of liquid disinfectants used in the control of fungous diseases of cereals. In recent experiments at Brunswick, 0.5 to 3 per cent. germisan, tillantin, and agfa, applied at the rate of 1.51. per cwt. of seed-grain, gave excellent control of wheat bunt, snow mould of rye, and stripe disease of barley ). The incidence of bunt in the untreated plots amounted to 79 per cent.