Combat Bacterial Blast with CS 2005!

Bloom in Almonds is here and with a wet winter, bacterial blast will set in! Interestingly, when there is a high frequency of blast, the very similar disease of bacterial canker appears a few weeks later in young trees. Both of these problems are complicated. They involve the bacterium Pseudomonas syringae, plant stress which is […]

Growers Reporting CS 2005 Controls Algal Stem Blotch!

Algal Stem Blotch is a blueberry disease that has been on top of mind of researchers throughout the Southeast lately. If you have been to Florida Blueberry Growers Association or North Carolina Blueberry Council, you’ve heard the seminars from researchers such as Renee Allen, UGA and Dr. Phil Harmon, Professor and Extension Specialist UF/IFAS Plant […]

How to Beat Bacterial Fruit Blotch in Watermelon!

The name Gene McAvoy in the Florida vegetable industry is synonymous with a true veteran of the industry. Anytime Gene speaks in front of an audience, everyone listens. This is no different! We read articles on a daily basis and every once in awhile one stands out, just like this one “Ways to Beat Bacterial […]

Dr. Adaskaveg Research Confirms Controls Bacterial Spot!

Almonds trees can be host to an assortment of diseases including bacterial, fungal, viral, parasitic or phytoplasmal. These diseases and how to control them were the topic of Dr. Jim Adaskaveg’s presentation during 2018 North Valley Nut Conference hosted by West Coast Nut in conjunction with the UCCE Butte/Glenn Counties Almond and Walnut Day at [...]

Research Confirms Systemic Capabilities with CS 2005!

Research by Dr. Jim Graham Confirms Systemic Capabilities with CS 2005! 10.1  Trunk Injection of Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (Magna-Bon CS 2005) Affects Expression of HLB HLB is caused by a phloem-limited bacterium that is unlikely to be directly contacted by bactericides such as copper (Cu) formulations applied to the plant surface. The objective was to […]

Dormant Sprays for Disease Control in Blueberries

We recently came across a great article referring to disease control in blueberries from Michigan State University. Here is the link to the article on MSU website: With the mentioning of our copper Magna-Bon CS 2005 for controlling Phomopsis Twig Blight and other canker diseases, we wanted to share a little more in depth [...]

A New Tool for Increased Blueberry Control!

For over a decade, the mention of Magna-Bon CS 2005 has been synonymous in citrus fighting canker. Copper has been a long-time tool for growers combating disease in the citrus industry. However, CS 2005 is branching out as the word has spread on how dynamic this systemic copper sulfate pentahydrate truly is. Updated trials by [...]

A Dynamite mix for fighting Walnut Blight!

Walnut blight can take a hefty toll on production of walnuts, but growers in California have an option for combating the disease! In a recent article published by Western Farm Press, Tips for better control of walnut blight shines the light on how well copper can help control walnut blight when mixed with Manzate. Specifically, [...]

The Perfect Match Combating Fire Blight!

Spring is right around the corner and as history has shown, the season for fighting fire blight is upon us. I’ve had the opportunity to read many articles for pome fruit growers to prepare for a mighty season. However, there is perfect match to combating this devastating disease. A typical shepherd’s crook is shown on [...]