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Cucumber: Cucumis sativus
Bacterial wilt: Erwinia tracheiphila

Evaluation of fertilizers (phosphite, calcium silicate), biological agent, imidacloprid insecticide and row covers for integrated management of cucumber bacterial wilt, 2007

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First Author: Ermita Hernandez, Pennsylvania State University.

Additional Authors: P.A. Backman, S.J. Fleischer

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


Geographical location: Pennsylvania, Unied States

Products Tested: Macro Grade Fertilizer; BioYield; ProPhyt

Active chemical(s): Calcium, Silicon dioxide; Paenobacillus macerans GB 122 , Bacillus amyloliquefaciens GB 99; Potassium phosphite

Biological Control: 1.Bioyield; Paenobacillus macerans GB 122, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens GB 99;Helena Chemical Corp. 2.Prophyt; Potassium phosphite; Helena Chemical Corp. 3.Granulate Macro Grade Fertilizer; Calcium,Silicon dioxide,magnesium; Calcium Silicate Corp.

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Manufacturer(s): Helena Chemical Company; Helena Chemical Company; Luxembourg - PAMOL Industries Inc.

Publication date: March 25, 2008

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