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Apple: Malus domestica ‘Jonagold’
Sooty blotch; flyspeck: Disease complex; Zygophiala jamaicensis

Calcium salts and alternatives to conventional fungicides for management of the apple summer disease complex, 2006.

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First Author: D.R. Cooley, Dept. of Plant, Soil & Insect Sci.

Additional Authors: W.A. Autio, J. Krupa

Section: Pome Fruits


Geographical location: Massachusetts, United States

Products Tested: Captan; Topsin M; Armicarb; Serenade; Calcium chloride; Calcium nitrate

Active chemical(s): Captan; Thiophanate-methyl; Potassium bicarbonate; Bacillus subtilis

Biological Control: 1. Armicarb 100, potassium bicarbonate, Helena Chemical Co.; 2. Serenade MAX, Bacillus subtilis, AgraQuest, Inc.

Biorational Product: calcium chloride; calcium nitrate

Manufacturer(s): Drexel Chemical Company; Cerexagri, Inc; Helena Chemical Company; AgraQuest, Inc.

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