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Seed treatment for pumpkins and gourds

Pumpkins and gourds

In the cultivation of pumpkins and gourds, seed and soil-borne fungi can cause germination and emergence problems. Immediately after sowing, any fungi on or in the vicinity of the seeds come to life. The seed treatment products in our FarMore® Technology product range protect germinating seedlings and allow them to develop well. This will result in healthy plants, ready to produce an optimum yield.

Pumpkin and gourd diseases

DIDYMELLA SPP.gummy stem blight | The disease Didymella bryoniae is common in pumpkins and gourds. Visible effects of Didymella can vary. Early symptoms can include circular, water-soaked greyish-green leaf spots. These marks quickly grow larger, may become irregularly shaped and turn brown to ...

FUSARIUM SPP.fusarium wilt | The disease Fusarium oxysporum is common in pumpkins and gourds. Characteristic of fusarium wilt are wilting and total root rot. A pinkish mildew may also be visible. The disease may be seed, wind or soil-borne or spread on plant material. At a temperature of 27 °C and a pH of less than ...

PYTHIUM SPP.root rot | The disease Pythium spp. is common in pumpkins and gourds. Pythium is a secondary parasite which particularly affects young plants. The disease is first visible at the roots, which turn blackish brown and show signs of rotting. Thick-walled resting spores develop in the diseased tissue which can survive for months. In warm, humid conditions ...

RHIZOCTONIA SPP.damping off | The disease Rhizoctonia solani is common in pumpkins and gourds. High humidity will intensify damping off. The disease can be identified at an early stage by leaf spots just above the ground and in the middle of the outer leaves. These lesions can prevent or impede further crop growth. At high humidity levels ...

Table of diseases | efficacy of FarMore® Technology

FarMore® Technology can improve seedling emergence and vitality by effectively controlling a range of seed and soil-borne fungi. The table shows the control spectrum of Maxim 480FS (Fludioxonil) and Apron XL (Metalaxyl-M). It indicates which fungi that pose a risk to lpumpkins and gourds the FarMore® solutions can control. For more information on the efficacy of FarMore® against fungi in pumpkins and gourds, please see the test results.

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