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Evaluation of Chemical Agents for the Control of Phytophthora ramorum and Other Species of Phytophthora on Nursery Crops

R. G. Linderman and E. A. Davis

February 2008


Phytophthora diseases occur frequently in nurseries, and the recent incidence of ramorum blight on nursery crops has underscored the need for improved management strategies against all Phytophthora diseases. The authors evaluated several chemicals that target Oomycete pathogens, inoculating detached rhododendron or lilac leaves removed from plants previously treated with various chemicals, or chemically-treated leaves on intact plants.


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