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Blackberry: Rubus 'Chickasaw'
Crown gall: Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Preplant treatments of roots with biocontrol products for crown gall control in blackberry, 2009.

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First Author: Guido Schnabel,

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Section: Small Fruits

Keyword(s): Crown gall; blackberry

Geographical location: South Carolina, United States

Products Tested: Serenade; ProPhyt; Actinovate; Nogall

Active chemical(s): Bacillus subtilis strain QST 713; Potassium phosphite; Streptomyces lydicus; Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Biological Control: 1) Serenade, Bacillus subtilis strain QST713, AgraQuest 2) Nogall, Agrobacterium radiobacter strain K1026, Becker Underwood 3) Actinovate, Streptomyces lydicus, Natural Industries 4) ProPhyt, phosphite, Viva Inc.

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Manufacturer(s): AgraQuest, Inc.; Viva Inc.; Natural Industries, Inc.; Becker Underwood

Publication date: March 26, 2010

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