Report No. 10:OT004
Zinnia: Zinnia elegans
Rhizoctonia root rot: Rhizoctonia solani

Evaluation of a biopesticide for the control of Rhizoctonia root rot of zinnia, 2016.

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First Author: M.K. Hausbeck

Additional Authors: S.E. Courtney; B.R. Harlan

Section: Ornamentals and Trees


Geographical location: Michigan, United States

Products Tested: Affirm; Howler; RootShield

Active chemical(s): Polyoxin D zinc salt; Pseudomonas chlororaphis; Trichoderma harzianum and T. virens

Biological Control: 1. Howler; Pseudomonas chlororaphis, AgBiome, Inc.; 2. RootShield WP; Trichoderma, BioWorks, Inc.

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Manufacturer(s): Nufarm Americas Inc.; AgBiome, Inc.; BioWorks Inc.

Publication date: September 5, 2016

The American Phytopathological Society