J. C. Meitz-Hopkins

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Several Phytophthora spp. are known to cause a range of symptoms on citrus, resulting in significant crop losses worldwide. In South Africa, Phytophthora remains a destructive citrus disease, but the species and their distribution have not been well documented. A total of 162 Phytophthora isolates was collected from 60 citrus orchards in seven provinces of(More)
Apple scab caused by the fungus Venturia inaequalis can result in significant crop losses if not managed effectively. Sanitation as part of an integrated management strategy aims to significantly reduce primary inoculum to lower the disease pressure. This study evaluates the possibility of molecular detection and quantification of ascospore discharge and(More)
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