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Suppression of soil-borne plant diseases with composts: A review
Numerous container-based studies in greenhouses or growth rooms have consistently demonstrated a suppressive effect of composts on soil-borne diseases such as damping-off and root rots (PythiumExpand
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Population structure of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in crop and wild hosts in the UK
Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is an important pathogen of many crop plants which also infects wild hosts. The population structure of this fungus was studied for different crop plants and Ranunculus acrisExpand
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Microbiological and Chemical Analysis of Neem (Azadirachta indica) Extracts: New Data on Antimicrobial Activity
The antimicrobial effects of extracts of neem seed (Azadirachta indica A. Juss.) were investigated using microbial growth inhibition assays. A laboratory-prepared neem seed extract along with aExpand
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Control of Allium white rot (Sclerotium cepivorum) with composted onion waste
Abstract We investigated the possibility of composting onion waste to destroy any sclerotia present and then applying the composted waste to soil to stimulate sclerotial germination to disinfest theExpand
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Suppression of Allium white rot (Sclerotium cepivorum) in different soils using vegetable wastes
Mixtures of wet vegetable wastes (Brassica, carrot or onion) and dry onion waste were composted at 50 °C for 7 days. The incorporation of the raw or composted vegetable waste mixtures into sandyExpand
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Eradication of Plasmodiophora brassicae during composting of wastes
Survival of infectious inoculum of the clubroot pathogen Plasmodiophora brassicae was assessed following bench-scale flask composting experiments and large-scale composting procedures.Expand
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Resistance to a highly aggressive isolate of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in a Brassica napus diversity set
Sclerotinia stem rot (SSR) of oilseed rape (OSR, Brassica napus), caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, is a serious problem in the UK and worldwide. As fungicide-based control approaches are notExpand
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First report of Sclerotinia subarctica nom. prov. (Sclerotinia species 1) in the UK on Ranunculus acris
During a study of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum populations on Ranunculus acris (meadow buttercup) in the UK, dead and dying flowers collected from plants in a Herefordshire meadow were incubated at 20 CExpand
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Allium White Rot Suppression with Composts and Trichoderma viride in Relation to Sclerotia Viability.
ABSTRACT Allium white rot (AWR) is a serious disease of Allium spp. caused by the sclerotium-forming fungus Sclerotium cepivorum. This work has examined the effects of onion waste compost (OWC) andExpand
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Inoculum potential of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum sclerotia depends on isolate and host plant
The soilborne fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum infects many important crop plants. Central to the success of this pathogen is the production of sclerotia, which enables survival in soil andExpand
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