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Evaluation of fungicides for the control of early blight of potato – Hancock, 2006 1-18
Evaluation of potato cultivars and breeding selections to identify resistance to early blight – Hancock, 2006 19-26
Evaluation of potato cultivars and breeding selections to identify resistance to common scab – Antigo, 2006 27-28
Evaluation of red potato cultivars and breeding selections for reaction to common scab – Endeavor, 2006 29-30
Evaluation of potato cultivars and breeding selections to identify reaction to tuber blemish pathogens – Suring, 2006 31-32
Evaluation of the efficacy of seedpiece and foliar treatments for potato disease control, 2006 33-34
Evaluation of tubers of potato cultivars and breeding selections to identify resistance to early blight, late blight and pink rot, 2005 35-44
Evaluation of the effect of foliar fungicides on development of potato tuber diseases in storage – Hancock, 2005 45-46
Potato disease forecasting – comparison of P-Day and Severity Value accumulation based on estimated and on-site weather data at six locations 47-50
Evaluation of chemical control of white mold on snap bean - Hancock, 2006 51-54
Evaluation of seed treatments for the control of bean root rot - Hancock, 2006 55-56
Evaluation of carrot cultivars and breeding selections to identify resistance to foliar blights – Hancock, 2006 57-62
Evaluation of foliar fungicides for control of carrot foliar blights - Hancock, 2006 63-66
Pumpkin and Squash
Evaluation of pumpkin and squash cultivars for resistance to powdery mildew - Hancock, 2006
Evaluation of foliar fungicide treatments to control powdery mildew on pumpkin - Hancock, 2006
Meteorological Data
Appendix I – Antigo weather data
Appendix II – Hancock weather data
Appendix II – Hancock soil temperature data
Appendix III – Plover weather data
Appendix IV – Spooner weather data
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We thank Genevieve Backus, Nick Breitbach, Jeff Breuer, Don Caine, Glenn Carlson, Alex Crockford, Cody Demske, Janice Dukelow, Peter George, Nancy Gilberts-Keegan, Richard and Roderick Gumz, Phil Holman, Gary Humphrey, Isherwoods, Florence Johnson, Rob Kane, Doug Klabunde, Chuck Kostichka, Mary LeMere, Kim Lesniak, Tom Mattek, Paul Miller, Jim Okray, Mike Pagel, Trina Rettler, Peter Rogers, Brad Romsa, Phil Simon, Tony Spychalla, Roger Stratton, Paul Sytsma, Deena Thompson and the Wallendals for their support and assistance. We also thank all the plant breeders and seed companies who provided material for us to evaluate in our variety trials (sources listed with trials), Del Monte Foods, personnel from the Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program and the laborers and supervisors from the Winnebago Correctional Center.

The financial support of American Farmland Trust, Arysta LifeScience Corporation, BASF Ag Products, Bayer CropScience, Cerexagri-Nisso, Inc., Dow AgroSciences LLC, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Environmental Protection Agency, Frito-Lay, Makhteshim-Agan of North America, Inc., Midwest Food Processors Association, Sipcam Agro USA, Inc., Syngenta Crop Protection, USDA, UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Wisconsin Potato Industry Board, and Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association is gratefully acknowledged.


W. R. Stevenson
R. V. James
last updated 15-Nov-2011 by RVJ