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Cacao: Theobroma cacao
Black pod, Frosty pod, Witches' broom, Cherelle wilt: Phytophthora spp., Moniliophthora roreri , Moniliophthora perniciosa

Field evaluation of four endophytic Bacillus spp. for management of cacao pod diseases, 2009.

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First Author: R.L. Melnick, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Penn State Univesity

Additional Authors: P.A. Backman, D.I. Vera, C. Suarez

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

Keyword(s): Bacillus, biological control

Geographical location: Pichilingue, Los Rios, Ecuador

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Active chemical(s):

Biological Control:

Biorational Product: Bacillus pumilis ET, Bacillus cereus CT, Bacillus subtilis CR, Lysinibacillus sphaericus ET


Publication date: March 26, 2010

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