Contamination of soil and transmission of seedborne potato dry rot fungi (Fusarium spp.) to progeny tubers

@article{Leach1985ContaminationOS,
  title={Contamination of soil and transmission of seedborne potato dry rot fungi (Fusarium spp.) to progeny tubers},
  author={Simeon Samuel Leach},
  journal={American Potato Journal},
  year={1985},
  volume={62},
  pages={129-136}
}
A survey of selected potato soils in Maine was made to determine the species and populations ofFusarium spp. present.Fusarium solani ‘Coeruleum’ was most often isolated butFusarium roseum ‘Sambucinum’ was not recovered from any soil. Crops or cropping sequences in general showed no direct relationship to observed Fusaria populations or tuber dry rot. Field studies were conducted to determine the effect ofFusarium contaminated seed on soil and daughter tuber contamination. Whole and cut seed… CONTINUE READING

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