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Broccoli: Brassica oleracea var. italica 'Packman'
Rhizoctonia root rot and wire stem; Pythium root rot: Rhizoctonia solani; Pythium spp.

Effects of biocontrol agents on growth, yield, and root disease of broccoli in East Tennessee, 2007-08

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First Author: B.H. Ownley, University of Tennessee.

Additional Authors: K.D. Gwinn; M.M. Dee; C.H. Canaday; A.P. Keinath; C.S. Rothrock, K.W. Seebold

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

Keyword(s): Beauveria bassiana; Monarda herbage; BioYield; binucleate Rhizoctonia sp.

Geographical location: Tennessee, United States

Products Tested: Terraclor; Thiram

Active chemical(s): Pentachloronitrobenzene; Thiram

Biological Control: 1. BioYield FL; Paenobacillus macerans GB122, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens GB99; Gustafson LLC

Biorational Product: Beauveria bassiana isolate 11-98; Monarda herbage; binucleate Rhizoctonia sp.

Manufacturer(s): Chemtura; Bayer CropScience

Publication date: August 5, 2008

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