In the nursery, plants were submitted to a pre-selection process aiming low degree of juvenility (few thorns in the stem), high plant vigor and some resistance to powdery mildew (Podosphaera leucotricha
), resulting in the pre-selection of 232 hybrid plants.
against fungal disease and effective against some important pathogens, such as Pithomyces chartarum, Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Podosphaera leucotricha
(Martin, 2005; Roy, 2002).
Against pathogens like Pithomyces, Chart Arum, Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Podosphaera leucotricha
, ABNZ plays an effective role.
Northover J, Schneider KE (1993) Activity of plant oils on diseases caused by Podosphaera leucotricha
, Venturia inaequalis and Albugo occidentalis.