44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 24
Evaluation of a simulated transplant-water application of Ridomil Gold for management of black shank in Burley Tobacco
University of Kentucky, Plant Pathology Dept., 1405 Veterans Drive, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
Black shank, caused by Phytophthora nicotianae, is the most damaging disease of Burley tobacco in Kentucky. Along with sound cultural practices, soil applications of mefenoxam (Ridomil Gold, or RG) are also recommended. Although effective, RG is an...