Report No. 11:V010
Sweetpotato: Ipomoea batatas
Rhizopus soft rot: Rhizopus stolonifer

Evaluation of fungicides and alternative methods for control of Rhizopus soft rot in sweetpotato, 2016

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First Author: Andrew Scruggs

Additional Authors: M. L. Adams, L. M. Quesada-Ocampo

Section: Citrus, Tropical, Vegetables, and Miscellaneous Crops


Geographical location: North Carolina, United States

Products Tested: Headline

Active chemical(s): Pyraclostrobin

Biological Control: 1. Zonix; Rhamnolipid biosurfactant; Proptera; 2. StorOx 2.0; hydrogen peroxide, peroxyacetic acid; BioSafe Systems; 3. ProPhyt; potassium phosphite; Helena Chemical Co; 4. Z-Series; chlorine dioxide; ICA TriNova

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Manufacturer(s): BASF Corporation 1. UV-C Irradiation

Publication date: March 7, 2017

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