Report No. 8:SMF026
Strawberry: Fragaria x ananassa 'Strawberry Festival'
Charcoal rot: Macrophomina phaseolina

Evaluation of chemical and biological treatments for charcoal rot control in annual strawberry, 2013-14

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First Author: James Mertely, University of Florida

Additional Authors: T Seijo, R. Martin, N.A. Peres

Section: Small Fruits


Geographical location: Florida, United States

Products Tested: Fontelis; Topsin 4.5FL; Topguard; Luna Privilege

Active chemical(s): Penthiopyrad; Thiophanate-methyl; Flutriafol; Fluopyram

Biological Control: 1. Double Nickel; Bacillus amalyoliquefaciens; Certis. 2. Serenade Soil; Bacillus subtilis; Bayer (formerly Agraquest). 3. Taegro; Bacillus subtilis amalyoliquefaciens; Syngenta

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Manufacturer(s): DuPont; United Phosphorus Inc.; Cheminova; Bayer CropScience

Publication date: August 12, 2014

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