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EARLY DETECTION, EPIDEMIOLOGY, AND CONTROL OF SPINACH DOWNY MILDEW

Investigators
Klosterman, Steven
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2019
End date
2020
Objective
The objectives of the proposed work are to examine P. effusa oospore production and seed transmission, determine airborne inoculum load present at two different periods of the season in the Coachella Valley, California, test Peronospora effusa-specific DNA primers and develop an assay for early detection of spinach downy mildew in leaves, and complete biopesticide testing and analyze a nitrogen dioxide seed fumigation treatment for organic and conventional spinach.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
2038-22000-016-32T
Accession number
436500
Categories
Chemical Contaminants
Pesticide Residues
Prevention and Control