Over a 5-year timeframe starting in 2013, the team of researchers listed above investigated several downy mildews – Impatiens and Cucurbit, primarily,
The IR-4 Project screens new active ingredients for potential deleterious impacts to aid growers in selection of appropriate disease management tools for their crops. From 2014
SP2700 is a new insecticide being developed by SePro for the control of diseases on ornamentals such as Alternaria, Cylindrocladium, Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, and Thielaviopsis.
Cyflufenamid is an active ingredient for managing foliar diseases including powdery mildew and botrytis.
Alibi Flora (azoxystrobin + difenoconazole) was registered on January 12, 2015 for use on ornamental horticulture crops and landscape ornamental horticulture plants in
Azoxystrobin was registered as Heritage in the United States in 1997 as a turf fungicide. In April 2003, this label was updated to include applications for certain diseases on environmental horticulture crops.
At the IR-4 Environmental Horticulture Program Workshop in 2015, Algal Leaf Spot Efficacy was selected as a regional special project for the Southern Region
At the IR-4 Ornamental Horticulture Program Workshop in 2011, Botrytis Efficacy was selected as a high priority project to expand the knowledge and list of fungicides available to growers for these diseases.
Pseudomonas chlororaphis (SP2300, Zio) is a new fungicide being developed by AgBiome and SePro for the control
Acibenzolar is an active ingredient that stimulates plant defense systems. In 2002, IR-4 started testing Insimmo (acibenzolar) for safety