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Foliar, fruit and soilborne diseases

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Pegg, K. G., Coates, L. M., Korsten, L. and Harding, R. M. (2002) Foliar, fruit and soilborne diseases. In: The avocado: botany, production and uses. CAB International, 416 pages. ISBN 978-0-85199-978-4

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Article Link: https://doi.org/10.1079/9780851993577.0299


This chapter presents an overview of diseases that have been or could be particularly significant to avocado production, i.e. algal spot, anthracnose, Armillaria root rot, bacterial canker, bacterial blast, bacterial soft rot, blackstreak, Cercospora spot, Dothiorella/Colletotrichum fruit rot complex, 'Duke 6' stem pitting, Phytophthora cankers, Phytophthora root rot, scab, sooty blotch, sooty mould, stem-end rot, sunblotch, Verticillium wilt, and white root rot (Rosellinia root rot). The symptoms, epidemiology, causal organism(s) and control for each disease are also discussed.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture > Culture of individual fruits or types of fruit
Plant pests and diseases > Individual or types of plants or trees
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