Epidemiology of potato early blight in Colorado 1. Initial infection, disease development and the influence of environmental factors

@article{Harrison2008EpidemiologyOP,
  title={Epidemiology of potato early blight in Colorado 1. Initial infection, disease development and the influence of environmental factors},
  author={Monty D. Harrison and Clark H. Livingston and Nagayoshi Oshima},
  journal={American Potato Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={42},
  pages={279-291}
}
The dissemination of primary inoculum ofAlternaria solani and the infection of potato plants in the field was shown to occur early in the season under Colorado conditions. Secondary spore dispersal was easily detected by spore traps. The use of such measurements may serve as a basis for timing initial spray applications. Temporary resistance of young potato foliage and the relationship of plant senescence and other factors to primary symptom development and secondary spread ofA. solani under… CONTINUE READING
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