New topic/ seedling damping off

Reichjke de kuypeurs
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 11:28:54 PST
I'm curious to know  how other seed sowers handle the problem of  
damping off.
I use  a high content of pumice in my mix  so that  the mix dries out  
relatively quickly.    I also have sterilized the soil, but ,  
unfortunately,  besides killing pathogens, it also kills beneficial  
All seed containers are soaked in a Sodium hypochlorite / H2O  
solution  before being used.
Here in the Pacific Northwest, even under cover, a seed pan can stay  
moist  for a long time, which can be a problem.  Even with the ends of  
a tunnel left open for  circulation, the air is full of moisture.
I used to be a greenhouse grower, so have  had a bit of Benlate  
left.... when all else fails.
It would be interesting to hear  others cultural practices.

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