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Verticillium wilt of alfalfa, background and current research

, : Verticillium wilt of alfalfa, background and current research. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 7(2): 191-198

A number of isolates of the lucerne str. of V. albo-atrum are distinguishable by slightly higher temp. optima than isolates from other hosts; this might allow the lucerne pathogen to extend its geographical range in N. America. No major differences in virulence separate N. American and European lucerne isolates; the outbreak in N. America dating from 1976 is assumed to have occurred as a result of seed carriage of the pathogen from Europe.

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Accession: 001507343

DOI: 10.1080/07060668509501502

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