Report No. 5:V031
Pumpkin: Cucurbita pepo 'Iron Man'
Root-knot nematode: Meloidogyne spp.

Evaluation of fumigants and biological control agents for suppression of root-knot nematodes in pumpkins, 2010

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First Author: K. Steddom, Texas AgriLife Extension Service

Additional Authors: T. Faske; J. Pruett

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


Geographical location: Texas, United States

Products Tested: Vapam; Vydate L; Paladin EC; Actinovate; NI-9

Active chemical(s): Sodium methyldithiocarbamate; Oxamyl; Dimethyldisulfide + chloropicrin; Streptomyces lydicus; Streptomyces sp.

Biological Control: 1. Actinovate AG; Streptomyces lydicus; Natural Industries. 2. NI-9; Streptomyces sp.; Natural Industries.

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Manufacturer(s): Amvac; DuPont; United Phosphorus Inc.; Natural Industries, Inc.; Natural Industries, Inc.

Publication date: March 28, 2011

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