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Redworms don't control, may spread avocado root rot

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George A. Zentmyer
Laura Klure, University of California
Fred Guillemet, University of California

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California Agriculture 30(10):14-14.

Published October 01, 1976

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Not available – first paragraph follows: The increased interest in redworms and their use as biological agents for several purposes has led to inquiries, by avocado growers and redworm industry representatives, about the worm's effectiveness in controlling avocado root rot caused by Phytophthom cinnamomi. At the request of the redworm industry, we initiated a greenhouse experiment to determine if the worms had any effectiveness in reducing root rot on avocados.

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The authors thank Malthus Farms, San Marcos, California, for contributing worms and manure used in the experiment.

Redworms don't control, may spread avocado root rot

Howard D. Ohr, George A. Zentmyer, Laura Klure, Fred Guillemet
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Redworms don't control, may spread avocado root rot

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Authors

George A. Zentmyer
Laura Klure, University of California
Fred Guillemet, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 30(10):14-14.

Published October 01, 1976

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Not available – first paragraph follows: The increased interest in redworms and their use as biological agents for several purposes has led to inquiries, by avocado growers and redworm industry representatives, about the worm's effectiveness in controlling avocado root rot caused by Phytophthom cinnamomi. At the request of the redworm industry, we initiated a greenhouse experiment to determine if the worms had any effectiveness in reducing root rot on avocados.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors thank Malthus Farms, San Marcos, California, for contributing worms and manure used in the experiment.


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