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Cacao: Theobroma cacao
Witches' broom: Moniliophthora perniciosa

Field evaluation of endophytic endospore-forming bacteria with cacao varieties for management of witches’ broom during the dry season, 2007

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First Author: R. L. Melnick, Penn State University.

Additional Authors: K.S. Hidalgo, C. Suárez, P.A. Backman

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


Geographical location: Los Rios, Ecuador

Products Tested:

Active chemical(s):

Biological Control:

Biorational Product: Ecuadorian endophytes: A2076 5.1.7, CCAT1858 2.1.2, CUR3 3.1.1, and EET103ht 2.1.1


Publication date: March 25, 2008

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