Soil Disease for Banana

Due to the steadfast nature of soil diseases, best results will be obtained if a control measure is used prior to disease onset or in the earliest stages of disease development. Soil diseases vary based on crop and can be fungal or bacterial.

Banana is particularly susceptible to the following soil diseases:

  • Armillaria Crown and Root Rot (Shoestring Rot) (Armillaria mellea)
  • Crown Rot (Fusarium)
  • Fusarium Wilt (Fusarium oxysporum)
  • Phytophthora Crown and Root Rot (Phytophthora)
  • Verticillium Wilt (Verticillium)

Able to be tank mixed with many products, Actinovate® AG protects plants from fungal diseases in a variety of ways including secretion of compounds that suppress fungi. Actinovate AG colonizes both root and leaf tissues of plants and provides protection from pathogens.

Plants treated with Actinovate AG as a soil drench will become hardier, more vigorous and will have a robust and protected root system.

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