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Report No. 1:V065
Potato: Solanum tuberosum ‘Shepody’
Rhizoctonia canker and black scurf; Common scab: Rhizoctonia solani; Streptomyces scabiei

Effects of compost and biocontrol amendments on Rhizoctonia canker, black scurf, and common scab of potato, 2006.

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First Author: R.P. Larkin, USDA-ARS.

Additional Authors: H. Manmathan, S. Tavantzis

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


Geographical location: Maine, United States

Products Tested:

Active chemical(s):

Biological Control: 1. Kodiak; Bacillus subtilis GB03; Bayer CropScience 2. Cobscook Blend Compost; hemlock bark, composted salmon and blueberry waste products; Coast of Maine Organic Products, Inc. 3. Quoddy Blend Compost; aspen bark, composted lobster and crab waste products; Coast of Maine Organic Products, Inc.

Biorational Product: Hypovirulent Rhizoctonia strain; Rhizoctonia solani strain Rhs 1A1; Reference, Bandy and Tavantzis, 1990, Am. Potato J. 67:189-199.


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