This factsheet examines the use of chemical disinfectants in protected ornamental production to prevent the spread of plant diseases. It is primarily a reference document, providing information on available products, their efficacy and important considerations affecting product choice. Legislation affecting use and disposal is summarised and the suppliers of some chemicals commonly used for disinfection are listed. It does not deal with chemicals used for water treatment or disinfectants used in food production to control micro-organisms that cause human diseases.
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