Extending Plant Pathology: Blog

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TECHNICAL ARTICLE ON FUSARIUM WILT OF STRAWBERRY PUBLISHED - Fusarium wilt has become a significant disease concern of strawberry. This soilborne fungus can persist in the field for extended periods and under certain environmental conditions can result in the death of large numbers of plants. Like most Fusarium wilt pathogens, the isolates that cause Fusarium wilt of strawberry have a strong host preference to… Read Article
TECHNICAL ARTICLE ON MACROPHOMINA OF STRAWBERRY PUBLISHED - Macrophomina phaseolina is an important pathogen of strawberry that in recent years has caused significant damage to this crop in various strawberry growing regions of the world. The fungus is a soilborne organism and can survive in soil for extended periods of time. Macrophomina, as found in California strawberry fields, has shown a host preference… Read Article