Using petroleum-based spray oils on citrus


This Agfact explains the difference between the three following categories of oil sprays:

  • mineral oil (MO)
  • agricultural mineral oil (AMO)
  • horticultural mineral oil (HMO)

It includes information on spray oil:

  • properties
  • pesticide effectiveness
  • formulations
  • standards
  • plant damage and
  • application.


Agfact H2.AE.5 First Edition

Published: Mar 2005