Disease Control

New Connate product line by AgBiome secures patent protection

Agbiome, which develops products from the Earth’s microbial communities, announced a recent patent directed toward the Connate product line granted in the United States, further strengthening AgBiome’s IP Protection around novel product offerings. Connate products,... more »

Pest, disease protection efforts receive $66M to enhance development

Aiming to kick-start the crop protection industry’s stalled R&D pipelines to develop novel, safer products for the global farming community, Enko Chem Inc.(Enko) publicly launched June 26 after securing $45 million in a Series B round... more »

Pennsylvania vegetable disease update presented

There continue to be no reports of late blight on tomato or potato in the Mid-Atlantic region, according to Beth Gugino, Penn State University professor of vegetable pathology. Be on the lookout for Septoria leaf... more »

Regalia seen as top biofungicide brand in California, Marrone Bio reports

Davis, California-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, today announced that its flagship biofungicide, Regalia, holds more than 25%  market share* of the foliar biofungicide segment in California; outperforming direct... more »

Theia is second biological fungicide brought to market by AgBiome

Research Park, North Carolina-based AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth’s microbial communities, has announced the submission of Theia fungicide, its next product, to the EPA for review. Pending EPA registration, Theia will be the... more »

APHIS declares elimination of Ralstonia solancearum incidents

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and its State partners have successfully completed actions to eliminate Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 from U.S. greenhouses. The June 11... more »

Watch for late blight on tomato, potato in Eastern region

There are currently no reports of late blight on tomato or potato in the region. Tomato and potato plants are susceptible at any point during the growing season if conditions are favorably cool and wet.... more »

Ralstonia threat includes vegetable crops

Federal officials this spring worked with greenhouses in 39 states to destroy infected pink geraniums and prevent an invasive bacterium from infecting vegetable crops, including potatoes. USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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