Report No. 7:V045
Basil: Ocimum basilicum 'Genovese'
Downy mildew: Peronospora belbahrii

Basil downy mildew control using organic fungicides and nitrogen fertilization rate.

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First Author: J.E. Allen, University of Connecticut

Additional Authors: M. Saska

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

Keyword(s): organic control; nitrogen

Geographical location: Connecticut, United States

Products Tested: Actinovate; Cueva; MilStop; OxiDate

Active chemical(s): Streptomyces lydicus ; Copper octanoate; Potassium bicarbonate; Hydrogen dioxide + Peroxyacetic Acid

Biological Control: 1. Milstop; potassium bicarbonate; BioWorks Inc.; 2. OxiDate; hydrogen dioxide; BioSafe Systems LLC; 3. Actinovate AG; Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108; Natural Industries, Inc.; 4. Cueva; Copper octanoate; Certis USA, LLC

Biorational Product: Nitrogen; blood meal and fish meal; The Fertrell Company

Manufacturer(s): Natural Industries, Inc.; Certis; BioWorks Inc.; Biosafe Systems

Publication date: March 11, 2013

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