05369099 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 6 patents.

The present invention provides an improved method and mixture for cooling fruit on the tree or vine while inhibiting the formation of scales or deposits on the fruit. The method and mixture provide admixing an effective amount of 1-hydroxyethane 1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDPA) with cooling water before the cooling water is sprayed onto the fruit with cooling water.

Title
Method and composition for inhibiting the formation of hardwater deposits on fruit
Application Number
8/52065
Publication Number
5369099
Application Date
April 22, 1993
Publication Date
November 29, 1994
Inventor
Joyce Prindle
Olympia
WA, US
Thomas Iverson Jr
Yakima
WA, US
Agent
Delbert J Barnard
Teresa J Wiant
Assignee
CH sub 2 O Incorporated
WA, US
IPC
A01N 57/12
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