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Control of Postharvest Disease in Cantaloups by Treatment with Guazatine and Benomyl. S. C. Morris, N.S.W. Department of Agriculture, Gosford Horticultural Postharvest Laboratory, Gosford, N.S.W. 2250. N. L. Wade, N.S.W. Department of Agriculture, CSIRO Division of Food Research, North Ryde, N.S.W. 2113, Australia. Plant Dis. 67:792-794. Accepted for publication 3 January 1983. Copyright 1983 American Phytopathological Society. DOI: 10.1094/PD-67-792.

Postharvest treatment of mature ripening cantaloups (Cucumis melo var. reticulatus) with a dip containing both benomyl and guazatine controlled the disease complex responsible for market wastage in Australia. Naturally inoculated melons treated with 250 mg/L of benomyl and 500 mg/L of guazatine were still marketable after holding at 25 C for 1 wk after harvest.