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Geranium: Pelargonium x hortorum‘Score Red’
Blackleg disease: Pythium ultimum var.ultimum

Efficacy of microbial inoculants for control of blackleg disease of geranium in different soil-less potting mixes, 2006.

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First Author: Anuthep Pasura, University of Connecticut.

Additional Authors: G.C. Elliott

Section: Ornamentals and Trees

Keyword(s): Blackleg disease; geranium; microbial inoculants; soil-less potting mixes

Geographical location: Connecticut, United States

Products Tested: Actinovate Fe; Companion; PlantShield; Banrot

Active chemical(s): Streptomyces lydicus; Bacillus subtilis GB03; Trichoderma harzianum Rifai strain KRL-AG2; Thiophanate-methyl + etridiazole

Biological Control: 1. Actinovate Fe; Streptomyces lydicus WYEC108; Natural Industries, Inc. 2. Companion; Bacillus subtilis GB03; Growth Products 3. PlantShield; Trichoderma harzianum T-22; BioWorks, Inc.

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Manufacturer(s): Natural Industries, Inc.; Growth Products; BioWorks Inc.; Scotts-sierra Crop Protection Co.

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