Report No. 10:PF030
Apple: Malus domestica 'Gala'
Fire blight: Erwinia amylovora

Evaluation of bactericide programs for the management of fire blight on 'Gala' apples in Pennsylvania, 2014.

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First Author: Kari Peter, Penn State University Fruit Research and Extension Center

Additional Authors: B. Lehman; C. Bower; B. Jarjour

Section: Pome Fruits


Geographical location: Pennsylvania, United States

Products Tested: Actinovate; Blossom Protect; Firewall 17W; Serenade Optimum

Active chemical(s): Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108; Aureobasidium pullulans; Streptomycin sulfate; Bacillus subtilis QST713

Biological Control: 1. Serenade Optimum; Bacillus subtilus QST 713 strain; Bayer CropScience; 2. Actinovate; Streptomyces lydicus strain WYEC 108; Novozymes; 3. Blossom Protect; Aureobasidum pullulans; Westbridge Agricultural Products

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Manufacturer(s): Novozymes Biologicals; Westbridge Agricultural Products; AgroSource, Inc.; Bayer CropScience

Publication date: September 5, 2016

The American Phytopathological Society