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Control of Damping-Off of Tomatoes by Incorporation of Fungicides in Direct-Seeding Gel. Juan Ohep, National Foundation of Agricultural Investigations, Maturín, Venezuela. R. T. McMillan, Jr., and H. H. Bryan, University of Florida, IFAS, Agricultural Research and Education Center, Homestead 33031; and D. J. Cantliffe, Vetegable Crops Department, Gainesville, FL 32611. Plant Dis. 68:66-67. Accepted for publication 29 July 1983. Copyright 1984 The American Phytopathological Society. DOI: 10.1094/PD-68-66.

Incorporation of ethazol plus thiophanate-methyl, fenaminosulf, and ethazol in direct-seeded tomatoes effectively controlled seedling damping-off caused by Pythium aphanidermatum in pot tests in the greenhouse. Benomyl, chloroneb, and captan were ineffective in controlling the fungus.