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Seed treatment in various stem vegetables

Various stem vegetables

Stem vegetables are an important group in vegetable cultivation. Each and every one of them relatively small crops that are now also well protected against seed and soil borne with Maxim® 480FS. This group of crops is very diverse and there are therefore different fungi that need to be combated. Fortunately, Maxim 480FS has a very broad effect (only Oomycetes such as Pythium and Phytophthora are completely insensitive). With Maxim 480FS, these crops can make a healthy start.

  • Asparagus
  • Celery
  • Cardoon
  • Fennel (Bulb)
  • Leek
  • Globe Artichoke

Various stem vegetables diseases

ALTERNARIA SPP. – leaf spots | The disease Alternaria is common in various stem 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 stem 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 stem 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 stem 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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