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Effect of temperature on cortical infection by Plasmodiophora brassicae and clubroot severity.
A study was conducted to assess the effect of temperature on infection and development of Plasmodiophora brassicae in the root cortex of Shanghai pak choy (Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis) and onExpand
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First Report of Taro (Colocasia esculenta) Leaf Blight Caused by Phytophthora colocasiae in Nigeria.
In November 2009, many farmers in Abia State were alarmed by complete destruction of their taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott.) crop. Symptoms, suggestive of leaf blight caused by PhytophthoraExpand
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Effects of host and pathogen genotypes on inducibility of resistance in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) to Phytophthora infestans
Thirteen tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) accessions were tested for inducibility of resistance against two isolates of Phytophthora infestans using BABA (dl-3-amino butyric acid) as the inducing agent.Expand
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Exserohilum rostratum: Characterization of a Cross-Kingdom Pathogen of Plants and Humans
Pathogen host shifts represent a major source of new infectious diseases. There are several examples of cross-genus host jumps that have caused catastrophic epidemics in animal and plant speciesExpand
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First Report of Leaf Blight of Taro (Colocasia esculenta) Caused by Phytophthora colocasiae in Ghana.
Taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) is an important food crop cultivated for its edible tubers in Ghana. In May 2009, outbreaks of a destructive leaf disease were observed on several taro farms inExpand
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Studies on the diversity of predatory coccinellid beetles (Coleoptera) in different agro-climatic zones of Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal Pradesh is a mountainous state of India situated in western Himalayas and is known for the cultivation of commercial crops especially apple and off-season vegetables. These crops areExpand
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First Report of Mango Malformation Disease Caused by Fusarium tupiense in Senegal.
Mango (Mangifera indica L.) is an economically important export crop for Senegal, producing about 100,000 tons of fruit annually. In April 2009, severe outbreaks of a new disorder occurred in mangoExpand
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Studies on the Parasitoids of the Serpentine Leaf Miner, Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) in Tomato Ecosystem under Mid Hill Condition of Himachal Pradesh
The species diversity of parasitoids of the serpentine leaf miner, Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) in tomato ecosystem was conducted under mid hill conditions of Himachal Pradesh during 2008–2010. TheExpand
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First Report of Soybean Witches'-Broom Disease Caused by Group 16SrII Phytoplasma in Soybean in Malawi and Mozambique.
Soybean (Glycine max L.) is an important grain legume cultivated on approximately 1.24 million ha in Africa (1). Malawi ranks fourth in area of production in Africa, with 75,000 ha in 2009 (1).Expand
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