Recent changes in fungicide use and the fungicide insensitivity of plant pathogens in Canada

  title={Recent changes in fungicide use and the fungicide insensitivity of plant pathogens in Canada},
  author={Bruce D. Gossen and Odile Carisse and Lawrence Kawchuk and Herv{\'e} Van der Heyden and Mary Ruth Mcdonald},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology},
  pages={327 - 340}
Abstract This review examines how changing fungicide usage in Canada is increasing the risk of fungicide insensitivity in pathogen populations, using examples from field, vegetable and horticultural crops. The current generation of systemic fungicides is selective, effective and has a reduced impact on the environment compared with older contact fungicides. However, many of these new fungicides also have an increased risk of fungicide insensitivity. On the Canadian prairies, a trend towards… 

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