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Leaf spot on swiss chard

Posted by gaetanol z6NY (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 11, 07 at 18:32

I have what I believe is a case of leaf spot on my swiss chard. Anything I can do to prevent it from spreading to new leaves? Anyone tried any successful organic methods to control it?

Thanks in advance


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RE: Leaf spot on swiss chard

There are, apparently, a couple of fungi that cause leaf spot on Swiss Chard, neither of which I have seen here, yet. A couple of common sprays for fungi are 1 teaspoon of baking soda in 1 quart of water, or a 50/50 mixture of fat free milk and water, sprayed every 5 to 7 days. How effective these would be for this I can't say.


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