Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Chemical control of fire blight.

Abstract

This chapter summarizes the results of previous experiments on the effectiveness of different chemicals used against fire blight (Erwinia amylovora). The common and commercial names, dosage, disease type, host of these chemicals categorized into copper compounds, antibiotics, disinfectants and miscellaneous compounds, are also provided. Botanical extracts tested against Erwinia amylovora are tabulated.