Testing Alternative Methods for Powdery Mildew Control
Complementing traditional methods with alternatives for combating this organism is the best prevention.
Mar 2007 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
IM SURE ITS SAFE to say that we spend more time and money controlling powdery mildew (PM) than any other disease or disorder of the grapevine. Powdery mildew (Erysiphe necator, formerly Uncinula necator) thrives in the moderate climates in which grapes are grown. And while there may come a day when biotechnology can relieve us of our seasonal battle with this organism, it seems like we are always awaiting the next big chemical bomb to add to our arsenal. I am not a promoter of strict organic fa...
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