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Pea: Pisum sativum
Pythium root rot: Pythium ultimum

Assessment of organic seed treatments to manage seed and root rot on peas, 2007.

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First Author: L.D. Porter, USDA-ARS, Vegetable and Forage Crops Research Unit.

Additional Authors: Coffman, V.A.

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

Keyword(s): organic;seed treatments;Pythium;

Geographical location: Washington, United States

Products Tested: Bio-N; Bio-SB; Biomin calcium; CAL-CM Plus Prilled; Biomin Copper; Nordox 75; Humax 12%; Fulmag; Triggrr; Biolink; Blu-Min 33% Zinc Sulfate

Active chemical(s): Bio-organic acids and plant extracts; Bio-organic acids and plant extracts; Calcium + nitrogen; Calcium + Sulfate; copper + nitrogen; Cuprous oxide; Humic acid; magnesium; Seaweed extract; Yucca and Garlic extracts; Zinc sulfate

Biological Control: 1. Phostrol,mono- and dibasic sodium, potassium and ammonium phosphites,Nufarm Americas Inc.; 2.Sernade ASO,Bacillus subtilis, Agraquest Inc.; 3. Kodiak, Bacillus subtilis, Bayer CropScience; 4. Micro 108, Streptomyces lidicus, Natural Industries Inc.; 5. Actinovate,Streptomyces lydicus, Natural Industries Inc.; 6. Rhizopro, Bacillus subtilis var. amyloliquefaciens, Earth Biosciences Incorp.

Biorational Product: corn flour, molasses, shrimp exoskeleton, soluable corn syrup,

Manufacturer(s): Bio-Gro Inc.; Bio-Gro Inc.; JH Biotech, Inc.; Art Wilson Co.; JH Biotech Inc.; Monterey Agresources; JH Biotech, Inc.; JH Biotech Inc.; Westbridge Agricultural Products; Westbridge Agricultural Products; Bay Zinc Co., Inc.

Publication date: August 5, 2008

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