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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Methyl bromide alternatives for weed and disease control in strawberry production

Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research

2012 Annual Report

1a. Objectives (from AD-416):
Develop alternatives to methyl bromide for the control of soilborne diseases of strawberry.

1b. Approach (from AD-416):
Field research to elucidate ecological, plant disease and weed dynamics in strawberry production.

3. Progress Report:
The agreement was established in support of objective 1 of the in house project, the goal being to optimize delivery and evaluate performance of chemical, cultural, biological, and genetic alternatives to methyl bromide for crops/pathogen combinations currently benefiting from the use of methyl bromide. Field trials are currently in progress evaluating alternatives to methyl bromide with the data available later in the year.

4. Accomplishments

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