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How effective is potassium permanganate against cucumber diseases?
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I've been trying to find some facts about this to no avail. All I found was that potassium permanganate is a fungicide and bactericide that can be used against oidium, fusarium ( cucurbit family), peronospora, verticulium (solanaceae family), phomopsis cane and leaf spot of grape vine. Pls does anyone have additional info about this? Tnks.
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#2
It may work for some diseases, but until you're very sure, it is safer to use well-known systemic and contact fungicides. Or better still, rotate it with well known fungicides.
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#3
Where is that chemical sold?
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#4
You can buy it anywhere they sell school laboratory chemicals.
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#5
Thanks @Henlus. I was scouting out for possible organic means of controlling crop pests and diseases.
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#6
Experiment with it and tell us your findings.
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#7
I have tried potassium permanganate on young pepper plants at 1g per liter with no bad effect.
Food for the Nation.
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