Report No. 9:V070
Watermelon: Citrullus lanatus
Gummy stem blight: Didymella bryoniae

Evaluation of fungicides for the management of gummy stem blight on watermelon, spring 2014.

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First Author: Gary Vallad, University of Florida

Additional Authors: B. Hughes; S. Kalb; H. Adkison; R. Willis; A.T. Riniker

Section: Citrus; Tropical; Vegetable; and Misc. Crops


Geographical location: Florida, United States

Products Tested: Bravo WeatherStik; Merivon; Folicur; Luna Experience; Luna Privilege; Topguard; Koverall; Equation; Mettle

Active chemical(s): Chlorothalonil; Fluxapyroxad + Pyraclostrobin; Tebuconazole; Fluopyram + Tebuconazole; Fluopyram; Flutriafol; Mancozeb; Azoxystrobin; Tetraconazole

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Biorational Product:

Manufacturer(s): Syngenta; BASF Corporation; Bayer CropScience; Bayer CropScience; Bayer CropScience; Cheminova; Cheminova; Cheminova; Isagro-USA

Publication date: March 20, 2015

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