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Apple: Malus domestica
Bitter rot: Colletotrichum acutatum

Evaluation of endospore-forming bacteria for control of Bitter rot

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First Author: Anissa Poleatewich, Penn State University.

Additional Authors: J.W. Travis; P.A. Backman

Section: Pome Fruits

Keyword(s): Postharvest disease; biological control

Geographical location: Pennsylvania, United States

Products Tested:

Active chemical(s):

Biological Control:

Biorational Product: endospore-forming bacteria (7 collected from unmanaged apple orchards in Adams County, P and 2 from vegetables in Alabama)


Publication date: August 5, 2008

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