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Broccoli: Brassica oleracea var. italica Packman
Root rot and wire stem; bacterial soft rot; Pythium root rot: Rhizoctonia solani; Pseudomonas spp.; Pythium spp.

Effects of biocontrol agents versus a fungicide on growth, yield, and diseases of broccoli in Tennessee, 2007-2008.

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First Author: C.H. Canaday, University of Tennessee.

Additional Authors: B.H. Ownley; K.D. Gwinn; C.S. Rothrock; A.P. Keinath; K.W. Seebold

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

Keyword(s): binucleate-Rhizoctonia; herbage; plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria; PGPR;

Geographical location: Tennessee, United States

Products Tested: Terraclor

Active chemical(s): Pentachloronitrobenzene

Biological Control:

Biorational Product: 1. BioYield Flowable; plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria; Gustafson LLC. 2. Monarda herbage; K.D. Gwinn; University of Tennessee. 3. binucleate-Rhizoctonia; C.S. Rothrock; University of Arkansas.

Manufacturer(s): Chemtura USA Corp., Middlebury, CT 06749

Publication date: August 5, 2008

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