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Resistance of watermelon cultivars to Fusarium wilt



Resistance of watermelon cultivars to Fusarium wilt



Plant Disease 65(10): 825-827



Several Citrullus lanatus varieties were grown in soil naturally infested with Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum on land last planted to watermelon six years previously (less infested) and on land after six years of monoculture (heavily infested). Calhoun Gray, Smokylee and Summit were highly resistant, with <20% seedling wilt, and produced adequate yields even under heavy infestation.

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