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Control of potato late blight by caraway oil in organic farming

Keskitalo, M.; Fabritius, A.-L.; Hakala, K.; Hannukkala, A.; Ketoja, E.; Lehtinen, A.; Mikkonen, P. and Vuorema, A. (2005) Control of potato late blight by caraway oil in organic farming. In: NJF Report, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, 1 (1), pp. 77-79.

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Caraway (Carum carvi) seeds contain biologically active essential oils, which have shown potential in controlling Phytophthora infestans (P.i.). An attempt is being made to develop a P.i. control strategy for organic farming based on caraway oil.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:plant protection, Phytophthora infestans, potato growth, caraway essential oil, carvone
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Crop husbandry
Research affiliation: Finland > Luke Natural Resources Institute
Related Links:http://www.njf.nu
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:5765
Deposited On:19 Sep 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:31
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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