WETTING AGENTS: Other Names Used, and Their Characteristics

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Also known as surface active agents, surfactants, adjuvents, penetrants, detergents, spreaders, emulsifiers; they are non-toxic but damaging at high levels, or more than 10 ppm.; avoid regular use; recommended: Tergitol 15-S-9, Surfonic TD-90, and Neodol 25-9, and addresses given; leach well; refer to A71-317+; A67-677+
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WETTING AGENTS: Good Ones Rohm & Haas, Triton B-1956, and DuPont Wetter-Sticker. A80-960 0
WETTING AGENTS: Overuse Too much may cause curl in cymbidium flowers, and other problems unknown. C72-122 0
WETTING AGENTS: Recommended Brands Du Pont Wetter-Sticker B-1956 and Tween-20; mild dish-washing detergents such as Palmolive Green, and Joy, and others like them. A63-49; A76-611 0
WETTING AGENTS: Soap A mild household soap or detergent can be added at the rate of 1tpg. to pesticides solutions. RMH 0
WETTING AGENTS: Tectronic 1508 Its nature; tests with over 200 plants, preparation and applications for volume use; refer to A82-507 0
WETTING AGENTS: Types Some names are B194, Tween-20, DuPont Wetter-Sticker; kitchen diswasher liquids such as Colgate1s or Swan are O.K. A82-1178 0

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