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cutaneous sporotrichosis

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Potting Mixes for Certified Organic Production
... is done quite often. Growers may have concerns about the rare but serious disease called Cutaneous sporotrichosis. Also known as “sporo,” this is a fungal infection that can be contracted ... material and no longer supports or harbors the fungus. There is no hazard of contracting Cutaneous sporotrichosis through the handling of sphagnum peat moss.(11) Coir Coir dust, a mixture of short ...
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Sphagnum Moss vs Sphagnum Peat Moss
... a fungal disease called Cutaneous Sporotrichosis, which according to Gerry Hood of the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association, is causing some concern within gardening circles. Sporotrichosis is a ... who contracted Cutaneous Sporotrichosis also showed it was caused by handling and packing with sphagnum moss. Precautions are taken by the industry. To guard against epidemic sporotrichosis, nurseries ...
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