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Spinach: Spinacia oleracea'Lazio'
Damping-off; Fusarium wilt: Pythium ultimum; Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. spinacia

Evaluation of seed and drench treatments for organic management of soilborne diseases of spinach in western WA, 2007.

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First Author: Jaime Cummings, Washington State University.

Additional Authors: L.J. du Toit, C.A. Miles

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

Keyword(s): biological control; organic

Geographical location: Washington, United States

Products Tested: Terraclor; Apron XL; Mertect

Active chemical(s): PCNB; Mefenoxam; Thiobendazole

Biological Control: 1. Experimental #1; proprietary organic disinfectant; proprietary manufacturer 2. Experimental #2; proprietary organic disinfectant, Trichoderma harzianum T-22; proprietary manufacturer 3. Kodiak Concentrate Biological Fungicide; Bacillus subtilis; Bayer CropScience 4. Micro 108 Seed Inoculant + Actinovate AG; Streptomyces lydicus; Natural Industries 5. Natural II; actinomycete; Agricoat LLC 6. Natural X; actinomycete; Agricoat LLC 7. SoilGard 12G Microbial Fungicide; Gliocladium virens; Certis USA 8. Subtilex Biological Fungicide; Bacillus subtilis; Becker Underwood 9. Yield Shield Concentrate Biological Fungicide; Bacillus pumilis; Bayer CropScience

Biorational Product: Compost tea; high bacterial diversity

Manufacturer(s): Crompton Corporation; Syngenta; Syngenta

Publication date: March 25, 2008

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