Corn: Fusarium Seedling Blight (F. culmorum, F. graminearum and F. avenaceum)


Pub 812: Field Crop Protection Guide > Chapter 1: Corn > Fusarium Seedling Blight

Field Crop Protection Guide 2011-2012, Order 2011-2012 publication

Table of Contents

  1. Integrated Pest Management Options
    • Seed Treatment
      • fludioxonil - Maxim 480 FS
      • carbathiin + thiram - Vitaflo 280
      • captan - Captan Flowable
      • trifloxystrobin - Trilex FS
      • ipconazole - Vortex FL
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Integrated Pest Management Options

Seed Treatment

Some level of resistance or tolerance to this disease is avaliable in some hybrids. Rotate with other crops. Tillage has little affect. Treat seed with fungicide and reduce early-season stresses. Plant when soil temperatures are above 13°C.

Consult with your seed company and the Ontario Corn Committee Hybride Performance Trials at www.gocorn.net for hyrbid selection.

 
Active ingredient fludioxonil
Trade name Maxim 480 FS
Rate (product) 5.2-10.4 mL per 100 kg seed
Comments For use in commercial seed treatment facilities only. Do not use in hopper-box, planter-box, slurry-box, or other non-commercial seed treatment applications at or immediately before planting. Do not graze or cut for forage within 4 weeks after planting.

 

 
Active ingredient carbathiin + thiram
Trade name Vitaflo 280
Rate (product) 280 mL per 100 kg seed
Comments Do not graze or feed livestock on treated areas for 4 weeks after planting.

 

 
Active ingredient captan
Trade name Captan Flowable
Rate (product) 200 mL per 100 kg seed
Comments Mix with the amount of water required for the slurry treater equipment to be used.

 

 
Active ingredient trifloxystrobin
Trade name Trilex FS
Rate (product) 21 mL per 100 kg seed
Comments For use in commercial seed treatment facilities only. Apply using standard commercial seed treatment equipment. Not for use in hopper-box, planter-box, slurry-box, or similar seed treatment applications. Uniform application on seed is necessary to ensure seed safety and best disease protection.

 

 
Active ingredient ipconazole
Trade name Vortex FL
Rate (product) 5.6 mL per 100 kg seed
Comments For use in commercial seed treatment facilities only. Use only in treating equipment that can accurately control application rates and provide good distribution of chemical onto seed in the mixing chamber. Not for use in hopper-box, planter-box, slurry-box, or similar seed treatment applications. This product contains no dye. An appropriate seed colourant must be applied

 


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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 2 May 2011
Last Reviewed: 10 May 2011