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Epidemiology and Control of Vegetable Soilborne Diseases in and Near the Everglades Agricultural Area (Methyl Bromide Alternatives)Entry ID: USDA0569
Abstract: The purpose of "Epidemiology and Control of Vegetable Soilborne
Diseases in and Near the Everglades Agricultural Area (Methyl
Bromide Alternatives)" is to study the epidemiology and control
diseases by: evaluating biological, chemical and cultural
management strategies for disease control; determining edaphic
factors that influence survival and growth of the pathogen and
subsequent ... effects on disease development; and evaluating the
effect of the pathogens and the disease they cause on crop
development and yield.
Collection Organization: Institute of Food and Agricultural
Collection Methodology: Evaluated the effect of mycorrhizae and
other bacterial and fungal biocontrol agents for managing
Fusarium crown and root rot in tomatoes. Several of these
commercial biological agents were successful for suppressing
this disease. This demonstrates the potential to establish the
biological agents on the roots of tomato transplants prior to
exposure to the pathogen in the field. In addition, this will
provide a thorough knowledge base for the performance of these
biologicals under rigorous field conditions, and determine if
they have the potential to be a replacement for the upcoming
loss of methyl bromide.
Collection Frequency: N/A
Update Characteristics: N/A
Data Center: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Dissemination Media: Paper-based publications.
Access Instructions: Contact the data center.
Access Restrictions: None
Quality Standard scientific protocols.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 561-996-3062 ext. 148
Email: leda at gnv.ifas.ufl.edu
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Everglades REC - Belle Glade P.O. Box 8003
City: Belle Glade
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33430-8003
Datnoff, L.E., Nemec, S., and Pernezny, K. 1995. Biological
control of Fusarium crown and root rot of tomato in Florida
using Trichoderma harizanum and Glomus intrarandices. Biol.
Control. 5: 427-431.
Datnoff, L.E., Nemec, S. and Pernezny, K. 1994. Biological
control of Fusarium crown and root rot using beneficial fungi.
Pp. 55-64 in: Proceedings of the Florida Tomato Institute, C.S.
Vavrina, ed., University of Florida, Horticultural Science.
Nemec, S. and Datnoff, L.E. 1994. Application of commercial
biocontrol agents in Florida's vegetable transplant industry.
In: Proceedings of the Annual International Research Conference
on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emission Reductions.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-09-19