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Apple: Malus x domestica 'Jonathan';
Fire blight: Erwinia amylovora

Efficacy of bacterial antagonists in controlling fire blight on 'Jonathan' apple, 2007.

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First Author: Gail Ehret, Michigan State University.

Additional Authors: G.W. Sundin, G.C. McGhee

Section: Pome Fruits

Keyword(s): bio-control of fire blight; Bloomtime; Vacciplant; Pentra-Bark; bacterial antagonists

Geographical location: Michigan, United States

Products Tested: Pentra-Bark; Biotune; Kasumin 2L; Mycoshield; Agri-Fos; Agri-Mycin 17; Regulaid; Phostrol

Active chemical(s): Non-ionic surfactant; Unknown; Kasugamycin; Terramycin; Phosphorous acid; Streptomycin sulfate; Non-ionic surfactant; Phosphite

Biological Control: Bloomtime; Pantoea agglomerans E325 Vacciplant; Glucan from brown algae Serenade MAX; Bacillus subtilis

Biorational Product:

Manufacturer(s): Agrichem; AgraQuest, Inc.; Arysta; Syngenta; Agrichem; Syngenta; Kalo; Nufarm Americas Inc. (formerly Agtrol International)

Publication date: March 25, 2008

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