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Corn seed treatment developments
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Gary P. Munkvold, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
4-8-2002
Abstract

Seed treatments for corn have traditionally been used for the control of seedling diseases caused by fungi. A majority of the seed planted this year will have been treated with Maxim XL, a combination of fludioxonil and mefenoxam. Alternatively, a few companies are using the CTS system, which is a combination of captan, metalaxyl, and a polymer coating. Both combinations include a broad-spectrum fungicide (fludioxonil or captan) to control Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, and other fungi, along with a narrow-spectrum product (metalaxyl or mefenoxam) to provide better control of Pythium.

Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
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application/pdf
Citation Information
Gary P. Munkvold. "Corn seed treatment developments" (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/gary_munkvold/62/