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Pumpkin: Cucumis pepo 'Rockafellow'
Downy mildew: Pseudoperonospora cubensis

Comparison of organic fungicides for the management of downy mildew in pumpkin, 2009.

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First Author: Steve Rideout, Virginia Tech, ESAREC

Additional Authors: C.M. Waldenmaier, J.T. Custis, A.F. Wimer

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


Geographical location: Virgina, United States

Products Tested: Microthiol Disperss; Champ

Active chemical(s): Sulfur; Copper hydroxide

Biological Control: 1) Serenade Max; Bacillus subtilis; AgriQuest; 2) Sonata; Bacillus pumilus; AgriQuest; 3) Actinovate; Streptomyces lydicus; Natural Industries; 4) Sporan; plant essential oils; EcoSmart Technologies; 5) Oxidate; hydrogen peroxide; BioSafe Systems

Biorational Product:

Manufacturer(s): United Phosphorus, Inc.; Nufarm Americas Inc. (formerly Agtrol International)

Publication date: March 26, 2010

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