Report No. 9:PF019
Apple: Malus x domestica 'Idared'
Fire blight and Cedar-apple rust: Erwinia amylovora, Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae

Fire blight blossom blight suppression on Idared apple, 2014.

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First Author: K. S. Yoder, Virginia Tech AREC

Additional Authors: A. E. Cochran II, W. S. Royston, Jr., S. W. Kilmer

Section: Pome Fruits


Geographical location: Virginia, United States

Products Tested: Firewall 17W; Actigard 50WG; CX-10250; Cueva

Active chemical(s): Streptomycin sulfate; Acibenzolar; Bacillus mycoides; Copper octanoate

Biological Control: 1. Serenade Optimum, Bacillus subtilis, Bayer CropSciences. 2. Actinovate, Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108, Novozymes BioAg Inc. 3. Double Nickel LC, Bacillus amyloliquifaciens, Certis. 4. Blossom Protect, Aureobasidium pullulans, Westbriddge.

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Manufacturer(s): AgroSource, Inc.; Syngenta; Certis; Certis

Publication date: March 20, 2015

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