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Suppressive soil reduces carnation disease

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Arthur H. McCain , Cooperative Extension, University of California, Berkeley
Lyle E. Pyeatt, Santa Clara County
Thomas G. Byrne, Department of Environmental Horticulture, U.C. Deciduous Fruit Field Station, San Jose
Delbert S. Farnham, Santa Cruz County

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California Agriculture 34(5):9-9.

Published May 01, 1980

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Abstract

Small amounts of Fusarium wilt-suppressive soils added to greenhouse soils effectively reduced plant loss.Fusarium wilt disease is suppressed by some soils. As little as ?h percent by volume of these soils added to Fusarium-infested greenhouse soils effectively reduced loss of carnations to the disease.

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The research was supported in part by a grant from the San Mateo County Carnation Growers and The Northern California Carnation Growers Association. Carnation plants were donated by Yoder Brothers of California.

Suppressive soil reduces carnation disease

Arthur H. McCain, Lyle E. Pyeatt, Thomas G. Byrne, Delbert S. Farnham
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Suppressive soil reduces carnation disease

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Authors

Arthur H. McCain , Cooperative Extension, University of California, Berkeley
Lyle E. Pyeatt, Santa Clara County
Thomas G. Byrne, Department of Environmental Horticulture, U.C. Deciduous Fruit Field Station, San Jose
Delbert S. Farnham, Santa Cruz County

Publication Information

California Agriculture 34(5):9-9.

Published May 01, 1980

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Small amounts of Fusarium wilt-suppressive soils added to greenhouse soils effectively reduced plant loss.Fusarium wilt disease is suppressed by some soils. As little as ?h percent by volume of these soils added to Fusarium-infested greenhouse soils effectively reduced loss of carnations to the disease.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The research was supported in part by a grant from the San Mateo County Carnation Growers and The Northern California Carnation Growers Association. Carnation plants were donated by Yoder Brothers of California.


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