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US: New greenhouse disease management recommendations for vegetables and herbs

Dr. Mary Hausbeck in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences at Michigan State University and her colleagues have released a new guide for disease management for vegetable and herb crops. The new guide provides the following information about each registered product for vegetable transplants and herbs: 1) active ingredient, 2) trade name of the product, 3) FRAC code (numbers based on the mode of action of the active ingredient), and 4) re-entry interval. The disease recommendations are grouped by crop groups: 1) Brassica, 2) Cucurbit, 3) Leafy, 4) Fruiting, and 5) Herbs. Within each crop grouping, the table lists whether it is registered for use for: bacterial blight, downy mildew, leaf spot, powdery mildew, Phytophthora, Rhizocontia, or Sclerotinia.

Source: eGRO Blog (Heidi Wollaeger)


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