Report No. 10:PF021
Apple, McIntosh: Malus domestica
Fire blight: Erwinia amylovora

Evaluation of Blossom Protect, Fire Quencher, BloomTime and Cueva for control of fire blight on McIntosh apples, 2015.

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First Author: G.W. Sundin, Michigan State University

Additional Authors: C.A. Outwater

Section: Pome Fruits


Geographical location: Michigan, United States

Products Tested: Serenade Optimum; Cueva

Active chemical(s): QST 713 strain of Bacillus subtilis; Copper octanoate

Biological Control: 1. Bloomtime, Pantoea agglomerans strain E325, Northwest Agricultural Products; 2. Blossom Protect, Aureobasidium pullulans strains DSM 14940 and DSM 14941, Westbridge Agricultural Products; 3. Buffer Protect, Citric acid, Disodium phosphate, Westbridge Agricultural Products

Biorational Product: Fire Quencher, Bacteriophage

Manufacturer(s): Bayer CropScience; Certis

Publication date: March 7, 2016

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