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Watermelon: Citrullus lanatus 'Royal Star'
Gummy stem blight: Didymella bryoniae

Evaluation of triazoles and other fungicides for control of gummy stem blight on watermelon, 2008.

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First Author: A. P. Keinath, Clemson University Coastal REC.

Additional Authors: V. B. DuBose

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


Geographical location: South Carolina, United States

Products Tested: Bravo WeatherStik; Endorse; Folicur; Inspire Super; Integral; LBG-31; LEM 17; Penncozeb; Pristine; Quash; Switch; Tebuzol; Topsin M

Active chemical(s): Chlorothalonil; Polyoxin D zinc salt; Tebuconazole; Difenoconazole + cyprodinil; Tebuconazole; Chlorothalonil + potassium phosphite; Penthiopyrad; Mancozeb + zinc ion; Boscalid + pyraclostrobin; Metconazole; Cyprodinil + fludioxonil; Tebuconazole; Thiophanate-methyl

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Manufacturer(s): Syngenta; Cleary Chemical Corporation; Bayer CropScience; Syngenta; Luxembourg Industries Ltd.; Luxembourg Industries Ltd.; DuPont; United Phosphorus, Inc.; BASF Corporation; Valent USA; Syngenta; United Phosphorus, Inc.; United Phosphorus, Inc..

Publication date: March 30, 2009

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