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Control of pre- and postharvest fruit rot of raspberries by field sprays






Acta Horticulturae: 73-80

Control of pre- and postharvest fruit rot of raspberries by field sprays

Results are presented of comparative fungicide tests with preharvest sprays in 1970-75. Considerable rot developed within 48 h of harvest even though field incidence was 1% or less. Fungicides had little effect on marketable yield or berry size. In general captan appeared the most effective for total rot control, and was the only fungicide to reduce Rhizopus when incidence of this was high. When R. was a minor rot contributor, no fungicide showed a significant effect on the fungus.


Accession: 000326693



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