Report No. 7:PF007
Apple: Malus x domestica
Fire blight: Erwinia amylovora

Efficacy of Blossom Protect and Bloomtime Biological in controlling fire blight on 'Jonathan' apple, 2012.

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First Author: G.W. Sundin, Michigan State University

Additional Authors: G.R. Ehret, G.C. McGhee, K.E. Lesniak

Section: Pome Fruits

Keyword(s): biological control; Bloomtime; Blossom Protect; Kasumin; yeast; antagonists; frost events

Geographical location: United States

Products Tested: FireLine 17W; Kasumin; Phostrol; Regulaid

Active chemical(s): Oxytetracycline; Kasugamycin ; Phosphorous acid; Non-ionic surfactant

Biological Control: Bloomtime; Pantoea agglomerans E325 (Gram-negative bacterium); Northwest Agricultural Products; ; Blossom Protect; Aureobasidium pullulans strain 14940/14941 (yeast-like fungus); Westbridge

Biorational Product:

Manufacturer(s): AgroSource, Inc.; Arvesta Corporation; Nufarm Americas Inc.; Kalo

Publication date: March 11, 2013

The American Phytopathological Society