Marrone receives EPA approval for novel biofungicide – Vegetable Growers News

Field studies showed efficacy against downy mildew, Botrytis bunch rot and black rot on grapes, downy mildew on cucurbits, pink rot, white mold and late blight on potatoes, cercospora leaf spot on sugar beets, fusarium of tomato and celery, and white mold on soybean, sunflower, beans, lettuce and canola, and soil applications on potatoes for […]

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Melon Disease Forecaster (Melcast)

Source: Melcast Update MELCAST is a system whereby melon growers can determine the best time to apply fungicides. The MELCAST system uses scientific and localized weather data to determine when fungicide applications are best made. Melcast Update (this web page) is intended to help muskmelon and watermelon growers keep track of daily MELCAST EFI (Environmental Favorability Index) […]

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Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education (ipmPIPE)

The ipmPIPE is a mapping and forecasting system that was developed by NIFA and its land-grant partners, along with APHIS and RMA. The system provides a network of crop pest monitors (primarily Extension specialists) working together to find, report, and track key pests, pushing information to growers for responsible and timely treatments for each pest. […]

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