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Control of venturia inaequalis: substitutes for and reduced use of copper

Palm, Gerd; Klopp, Karsten and Kruse, Petra (2002) Control of venturia inaequalis: substitutes for and reduced use of copper. [Schorfbekämpfung: Ersatz und Minimierung des Kupfereinsatzes.] In: Boos, Markus (Ed.) 10th International Conference on Cultivation Technique and Phytopathological Problems in Organic Fruit-Growing and Viticulture. Proceedings to the Conference from 4th to 7th Feb. 2002 at Weinsberg/Germany, pp. 75-81.

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In 2001 eleven different apple scab control strategies with reduced copper use and copper substitutes were tested on an organic apple orchard near Hamburg, Germany. The strategies were tested on a six year old "Elstar" plantation. Among the different fungicides were copper sulphate, copper hydroxide, lime sulphur, sulphur, bacillus subtilis and "Biofa-Algenextrakt".
The results show that fruit scab as well as leave scab can be fairly well controlled by a lime sulphur strategy and the copper hydroxid strategies. Bad results were produced with the different copper sulphate strategies and bacillus subtilis, insufficient results with the sulphur strategies.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:apple scab, control strategy, copper, lime sulphur, sulphur, bacillus subtilis
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2002: Ecofruit
Related Links:http://www.ecofruit.net
Deposited By: Tagung, Ecofruit
ID Code:14603
Deposited On:30 Oct 2008
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:38
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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