First Report of Fusarium torulosum Causing Dry Rot of Seed Potato Tubers in the United States.

@article{Gachango2011FirstRO,
  title={First Report of Fusarium torulosum Causing Dry Rot of Seed Potato Tubers in the United States.},
  author={E. Gachango and W. Kirk and L. Hanson and A. Rojas and P. Tumbalam},
  journal={Plant disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={95 9},
  pages={
          1194
        }
}
  • E. Gachango, W. Kirk, +2 authors P. Tumbalam
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Plant disease
  • Fusarium dry rot of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is a postharvest disease caused by several Fusarium species and is of worldwide importance. Thirteen species of Fusarium have been implicated in fungal dry rots of potatoes worldwide. Among them, eight species have been reported in the northern United States (2). In Michigan potato production, F. sambucinum was the predominant species reported to be affecting seed potato in storage and causing seed piece decay after planting (3). Some previous… CONTINUE READING
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