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Seed treatment in various medicinal root crops

Various medicinal root crops

The FarMore® Technology project has also managed to get a number of medicinal root crops on the label of Maxim® 480FS. These crops are grown on a very limited area by very specialized growers. Also in these crops, many seedborne and soil fungi can disrupt the emergence and reduce the quality and quantity of yield.

The root is used and therefore it needs extra protection. A good start with an excellent seed treatment that works in all weather conditions.

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Various medicinal root crops

ALTERNARIA SPP. – leaf spots | The disease Alternaria is common in various medicinal root crops. 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 medicinal root crops. 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 medicinal root crops. 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 medicinal root crops. 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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