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Seed treatment in root and tuber crops

Various root en tuber crops

The large root and tuber crops had been on the label of Maxim® 480FS for some time. Thanks to the "FarMore® Technology small crops project", a lot more have been added. The parts of these crops to be harvested and consumed are wholly or partly underground. The space where germ and soil fungi grow. Disease infestation can therefore occur continuously, sometimes as a result of a damaged and therefore practically unsaleable crop. If anything else can be harvested. The protection of these tubers and roots therefore starts with a good choice of varieties and an excellent seed treatment.

  • Radish  
  • Parsnip
  • Turnip cabbage
  • Rutabaga / Swede
  • Red beet / Beetroot
  • Black Salsify

Various root and tuber crops diseases

ALTERNARIA SPP. – leaf spots | The disease Alternaria is common in various root and tuber 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 root and tuber 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 root and tuber 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 root and tuber 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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