Corn: Penicillium (Penicillium oxalicum) Seed Rot


Pub 812: Field Crop Protection Guide > Chapter 1: Corn > Penicillium Seed Rot

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

Table of Contents

  1. Integrated Pest Management Options
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Integrated Pest Management Options

Seed Treatment

This disease prefers high temperatures and is found only until the nodal roots develop. Infected roots may appear blue-green.

 
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 ipconazole
Trade name Vortex FL
Rate (product) 5.6 mL per 100 kg seed
Comments Provides suppression only. 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