First Report of Fusarium denticulatum from Sweet Potato in Venezuela.

  title={First Report of Fusarium denticulatum from Sweet Potato in Venezuela.},
  author={M. S{\'a}nchez Gonz{\'a}lez and F. Fuenmayor and F. M. C. Godoy and Rafael Navas},
  journal={Plant disease},
  volume={87 2},
During 2001and 2002, 53 accessions of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) from a germ plasm collection maintained in the field at Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Maracay, Venezuela, were evaluated for diseases. Sweet potato accessions Catemaco and 2878 were symptomatic for chlorotic leaf distortion with deformation of young leaves and stunted vines. Symptomatic nodes and shoot tips were excised, surface disinfested in 0.5% sodium hypochlorite, cultured on potato dextrose agar… Expand
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