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RE: [nafex] Sterilizing
For seeds in coats, I would also use 10% chlorox for 10 minutes. Follow the
disinfection with 2-3 rinses in sterile water, which you can probably make
by boiling for 10 minutes or so. I'm not sure about the soil, but 20
minutes is probably better.
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> Do I have these items right?
> 1) To sterilize pots/flats use
> a 10% household bleach solution.
> (1 part bleach to 9 parts water)
> 2) To sterilize soil bake at
> 170F-180F for 10-20 minutes.
> 2) To sterilize seed coats use 1
> tablespoon of household bleach
> to a gallon of water, submerse
> seeds for 10 minutes.
> Just want to check.