Report No. 6:ST011
Pea; sweet corn: Pisum sativum; Zea mays
Damping-off; root rot: Pythium ultimum

Evaluation of organic seed and drench treatments for controlling damping-off in pea and sweet corn in Mount Vernon, WA, 2011.

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First Author: Ana Vida Alcala, Washington State University

Additional Authors: L.D. Porter, M.L. Derie, B.J. Holmes, G. Coffman, E.W. Gatch; L.J. du Toit

Section: Seed Treatments


Geographical location: Washington, United States

Products Tested: Actinovate; Mycostop; PreStop; Serenade; SoilGard; Nordox 75; Apron XL; Myco Seed Treat; Natural II; T-22 HC; Heads Up Plant Protectant; Acadian Marine Plant Extract; Stimplex; Prestop Mix

Active chemical(s): Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108; Streptomyces griseoviridis Strain K61; Gliocladium catenulatum; Bacillus subtilis strain QST 713; Gliocladium virens strain GL-21; Cuprous oxide; Mefenoxam; Dry blend of plant-beneficial bacteria and fungi; Streptomyces sp.; Trichoderma harzianum Rifai strain KRL-AG2; Extract of Chenopodium quinoa saponins; Extract from algae Ascophyllum nodosum; Cytokinin; Gliocladium catenulatum

Biological Control: Germains II; proprietary; Germains Seed Technology, Inc.

Biorational Product:

Manufacturer(s): Natural Industries, Inc.; Verdera Oy; Verdera Oy; AgraQuest, Inc.; Certis; Nordox AS; Syngenta; AgriEnergy Resources; Agricoat LLC; BioWorks Inc.; Heads Up Plant Protectant Inc.; Acadian AgriTech; Acadian AgriTech; Verdera Oy

Publication date: March 30, 2012

The American Phytopathological Society