Report No. 7:V059
Pumpkin: Cucurbita pepo
Bacterial spot: Xanthomonas campestris pv. cucurbitae

Evaluation of the efficacy of chemical and physical seed treatments in reducing the incidence of bacterial spot on pumpkin seedlings, 2012.

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First Author: Xiulan Xu, The Ohio State University

Additional Authors: S.A. Miller, M.L. Lewis Ivey

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


Geographical location: Ohio, United States

Products Tested: BeerClean; Bleach; Kleengrow; Peracetic acid; Virkon

Active chemical(s): Trichloromelamine; Sodium hypochlorite; Didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride; Peracetic acid; Potassium-peroxomonosulfate, sodium-Dodecylbenzene-sulphonate, sulfamic acid

Biological Control: 1. BeerClean;trichloromelamine; Diversey Inc.; 2. Virkon;potassium-peroxomonosulfate, sodium-Dodecylbenzene-sulphonate, sulfamic acid;Dupont; 3. KleenGrow;Didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride; Pace49; 4. peracetic acid; EMD Millipore

Biorational Product: 1. acidic electrolyzed water

Manufacturer(s): Diversey Inc.; Chlorox; Pace International; EMD Millipore; DuPont

Publication date: March 11, 2013

The American Phytopathological Society