Report No. 11:PF019
Apple: Malus domestica 'Gala'
Fire blight: Erwinia amylovora

Evaluation of conventional and biopesticide programs to mitigate the blossom blight phase of fire blight on 'Gala' apple trees in Pennsylvania, 2016.

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First Author: Kari Peter, Penn State University

Additional Authors: B. Lehman

Section: Pome Fruits


Geographical location: Pennsylvania, United States

Products Tested: Kasumin; Lime Sulfur; Magna-Bon; Actinovate

Active chemical(s): Kasugamycin; lime sulfur; Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate; Streptomyces lydicus

Biological Control: 1. Fire Quencher; bacteriophage; Brigham Young University 2. Serenade Opti; Bacillus subtilus strain QST 713; Bayer Cropscience 3. Cueva; copper octanoate; Certis 4. Blossom Protect; Aureobasidium pullulans; Westbridge 5. Oxidate; hyd

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Manufacturer(s): Arysta; Miller Chemical and Fertilizer Company; Agricultural Control Solutions; Valent USA Corporation

Publication date: March 7, 2017

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