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Effect of Dazomet Rate and Incorporation Method on Pine Production in Southern Pine NurseriesAuthor(s): L. David Dwinell; Stephen W. Fraedrich
Source: Proceedings of the Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emisssion Reductions, Dec. 7-9, 1998, Orlando, Florida
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionSouthern forest-tree nurseries are growing an average of 1.2 billion seedlings per year or 80 percent of America's total seedling production. To control weeds and soil-borne pathogens, 89 percent of those nurseries fumigate, largely with methyl bromide. Dazomet (Basamide) is a chemical alternative to methyl bromide-chloropicrin for soil fumigation. Although tests have demonstrated its usefulness in western and northern forest-tree nurseries, it has not gained widespread acceptance in the South. Recent studies suggest that method of incorporation may influence dazomet's effectiveness in controlling specific soil-borne pests (2). The purpose of this study was to determine if method of incorporation, as well as time and rate of application of dazomet, would affect pine seedling production and quality, and control soil-borne fungi, nematodes, and weeds.
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CitationDwinell, L. David; Fraedrich, Stephen W. 1998. Effect of Dazomet Rate and Incorporation Method on Pine Production in Southern Pine Nurseries. Proceedings of the Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emisssion Reductions, Dec. 7-9, 1998, Orlando, Florida
- An Evaluation of Dazomet Incorporation Methods on Soilborne Organisms and Pine Seedling Production in Southern Nurseries
- Evaluation of Fumigants for Pest Management and Seedling Production in Southern Pine Nurseries
- The effects of soil fumigation on pine seedling production, weeds, foliar and soil nutrients, a soilborne microorganisms at a south Georgia (U.S.A.) forest tree nursery
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