Armillaria Root Rot Fungus Controlled with Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation
J. H. LARUE, University of California
A. O. PAULUS, University of California
W. D. WILBUR, University of California
H. J. O'REILLY, University of California
E. F. DARLEY, University of California
California Agriculture 16(8):8-9. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v016n08p8.
J. H. LaRue is Farm Advisor, Tulare County; A. O. Paulus is Extension Plant Pathologist, Riverside; W. D. Wilbur is Laboratory Technician in Plant Pathology, Riverside; H. J. O'Reilly is Extension Plant Pathologist, Davis; E. F. Darley is Plant Pathologist in the Citrus Research Center and the Agricultural Experiment Station, Riverside all of the University of California.
Soil fumigation with methyl bromide applied under a polyethylene tarp at 2 pounds per 100 square feet of soil, controlled Armillaria root rot fungus in Tulare County tests.
Harold Lembright of Dow Chemical Company, and BHC Crop Service, Visalia, supplied material and assistance with the project. Dale Hester and Marshall Wanzer supplied plot sites and additional equipment.