Diseases of Tulip
Tulip is the most important ornamental geophyte worldwide, grown for bulbs, cut flowers, potted plants, and landscape use and can facilitate the spread of disease if pathogen-free propagative material is not used and integrated disease management is not followed.
Latent infection in tulip bulbs by Fusarium oxysporum
- BiologyNetherlands Journal of Plant Pathology
Latent infections byFusarium oxysporum Schlecht can easily be induced in tulip bulbs in the laboratory and the infective hyphae were shown to penetrate the host tissue superficially in latent infections.