Best Practice – Powdery Mildew in Vegetables
This 27-page booklet presents an Integrated Crop Management (ICM) and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to the control of Powdery mildew. This approach aims to minimise the development of fungicide resistance, minimise pesticide residues in food, reduce environmental impacts and limit possible restrictions in trade (domestic and international). Non-chemical management options are discussed such as crop rotation, site selection and minimisation of machinery and personnel movement from infected paddocks to non-infected properties. Information presented on chemical options (including rates, chemical groups, maximum number of applications and withholding periods) was current as at 30/09/09. It is up to users to make sure the chemicals are still registered or that “minor use” permits are current before using the fungicides mentioned in this publication.