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Seed treatment in various leafy vegetables

Various leafy vegetables

Leafy vegetables are, as a rule, very fast growing the very sensitive crops With the approval of Maxim 480® FS for the control of germ and soil fungi, these crops remain healthy. The crops can often be found in the fresh section in the supermarket. The choice of consumers there is often on the eye and therefore there should be nothing visually to criticize on the final product. Diseases cause discoloration, spots or more and are therefore a reason to make the product unsaleable. The grower is therefore committed to keeping the crop as healthy as possible from the start. The cleanest possible soil and a perfectly protected seed are therefore extremely important

  • Chard
  • Purslane
  • Watercress
  • Rocket
  • Baby leaves (All vegetable crops harvested for BBCH 19 (for most crops this is the 8 leaf stage) 

Various leafy vegetables diseases

ALTERNARIA SPP. – leaf spots | The disease Alternaria is common in various leafy vegetables. Leaf spot causes loss of seedlings. Dark brown to black lesions develop on the leaves, usually with a yellow edge. As these lesions grow, the whole leaf may discolour. The disease develops most rapidly at a temperature of ...

FUSARIUM SPP. – fusarium wilt | The disease Fusarium is common in various leafy vegetables. 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 and ...

RHIZOCTONIA SPP. – damping off | The disease Rhizoctonia is common in various leafy vegetables. 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 ...

SCLEROTINIA SPP.  – lettuce drop | The disease Sclerotinia spp is common in various leafy vegetables. Lettuce drop affects the stems and leaves that are in contact with the soil. Infected tissue will develop a brown watery decay. Plants will wilt and collapse. White mycelia and small (3-5 mm), irregularly shaped black ...

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