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1. (WO2017035192) PROCESS FOR TREATING PLANTS TO CONTROL BACTERIAL AND FUNGAL GROWTH

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/035192    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/048319
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 25 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A01N 59/20
A01N 59/16
A01N 25/02
A01N 25/08
C05B 17/02
Applicants: PHYTON CORPORATION
Inventors: GULLICKSON JR, William D.
MCGINNITY, Patrick
Title: PROCESS FOR TREATING PLANTS TO CONTROL BACTERIAL AND FUNGAL GROWTH
Abstract:
A process for controlling bacterial and fungal growth in a plant that includes (a) applying to a surface of a plant an aqueous composition that include a copper compound, a zinc compound, and a manganese compounds; and (b) allowing the composition to dry to form a treated plant. The treated plant displays increased resistance to bacterial and fungal growth relative to an untreated plant.