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Efficacy of Kaolin-Based Particle Films to Control Apple Diseases

D. M. Glenn, T. van der Zwet, G. Puterka, P. Gundrum, E. Brown

23 August 2001

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Studies evaluated the effect of processed kaolin-based particle film applications on the incidence and severity of apple diseases. Pre-emptive application of hydrophobic and hydrophilic particles reduced the incidence of fire blight, suppressed sooty blotch and flyspeck. Efficacy was less for apple scab and powdery mildew russetting on fruit.

doi:10.1094/PHP-2001-0823-01-RS

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