TITLE

BS issues powdery mildew warning to protect 2002 crop

AUTHOR(S)
Abel, Charles; Long, Edward
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;7/19/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that growers in Great Britain is being urged by British Sugar to spray fungicides to protect yield following forecasts of rising powdery mildew on beet in 2002. Percentage of the beet that are threatened for the disease; Physiological benefit of fungicide; Comments from British Sugar about the application of triazoles; Cost range of triazoles; Estimated cost of treating the disease.
ACCESSION #
7141784

 

Related Articles

  • Monitor for mildew and brown rust. Case, Philip // Farmers Weekly;7/29/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 5, p56 

    The article discusses the need to monitor the first signs of powdery mildew and brown rust in sugar beet crops across the main beet-growing regions in Great Britain in July 2011. According to Pam Chambers of Broom's Bam Research Cente in England, first fungicide sprays should be applied at full...

  • Beet rust and mildew product crosses Channel. Spackman, Paul // Farmers Weekly;5/5/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 18, p69 

    The article reports on the availability of Syngenta's Spyrale sugar-beet fungicide in Great Britain. The fungicide contains difenoconazole plus fenpropidin and gives growers a new mode of action against rust, powdery mildew and ramularia, as well as the persistence to maintain leaf growth into...

  • Timing's key to beet yield boost. Abram, Mike // Farmers Weekly;1/6/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 1, p53 

    The article focuses on the effect of using either triazole or strobilurin fungicides to control powdery mildew in sugar beet even in the absence of disease on crop yield according to trials conducted by Mike Asher of Broom's Barn. Before applying a fungicide, growers should wait until the canopy...

  • Keep powdery mildew at bay longer. Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly;6/14/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 24, p56 

    Presents information on the approved sugar beet fungicide quinoxyfen, a product from Dow Agrosciences which prevents powdery mildew. Information on powdery mildew; Results of the disease-hit trials conducted by Dow Agrosciences for the product.

  • Fungicides worth it for most. Impey, Louise; Gairdner, Julian // Farmers Weekly;7/15/2005, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p60 

    Examines the reasons for applying fungicides on crop yields during summer. Expected ratio of sugar beet crop to be infected with powdery mildew by the end of August 2005; Suggestions for spraying fungicides; Recommended amount of fungicides to be applied on crops.

  • Fortress approval. Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly;5/17/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 20, p55 

    Reports on the approval of the utilization of Fortress quinoxyfen for powdery mildew control in sugar beet in Great Britain. Description of the ideal interval of days when using Fortress quinoxyfen; Comment of an agronomist on the product.

  • A natural fungicide for the control of Erysiphe betae and Erysiphe cichoracearum. Domenico Rongai; Claudio Cerato; Luca Lazzeri // European Journal of Plant Pathology;Aug2009, Vol. 124 Issue 4, p613 

    Abstract  This study examines the effects of a vegetable fungicide on sugar beet powdery mildew (Erysiphe betae) and cucumber powdery mildew (Erysiphe cichoracearum). The formulations consisting of a dispersion of Brassicaceae meal in vegetable or mineral oils on infected leaves...

  • Impact of Treatment with Some Plant Extracts and Fungicides on Sugar Beet Powdery Mildew and Yield Components. Gado, E. A. M. // Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences;Jan2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p468 

    Powdery mildew, caused by Erysiphe betae is a major foliar disease of sugar beet in areas with dry and relatively warm weather conditions throughout the world, devastated foliar disease affecting plant growth and hence sugar production. In the present study, two commercial plant extracts...

  • Larking about in beet trials. Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly;4/19/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 16, p70 

    Reports that skylarks are making it hard to find sugar beet trial sites, according to the company, British Sugar PLC.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics