Evaluation of forecasting systems as fungicide management tools in the control of powdery mildew of strawberry
Project Code: PRR06-080
Odile Carisse - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
To compare and evaluate three strawberry powdery mildew forecasting systems
Summary of results
Powdery mildew of strawberry can cause significant crop loss. Fungicides are heavily used to control this disease. The objective of this study is to compare and evaluate three different forecasting systems for use in eastern Canada. With a validated forecasting system, growers will be able to better time their fungicide applications. This will result in better control of the disease and a reduction in applied fungicides.
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