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Title: EVALUATION OF FUNGICIDES FOR CONTROLLING BOTTOM ROT OF ICEBERG LETTUCE, 2001 AND 2002

Author
item Koike, Steven
item Martin, Frank

Submitted to: Fungicide and Nematocide Tests
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/23/2005
Publication Date: 11/20/2005
Citation: Koike, S.T., Martin, F.N. 2005. Evaluation of fungicides for controlling bottom rot of iceberg lettuce, 2001 and 2002. Fungicide and Nematocide Reports 60:V150.

Interpretive Summary: This submission describes the results of field trials evaluating fungicides for control of lettuce bottom rot caused by Rhizoctonia solani.

Technical Abstract: Application of fungicides such as Quadris, Pristin, Flint Rovral and Switch to the base of young lettuce plants after thinning and one week later reduced the incidence of disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani.