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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Rovinj, 2009, AP 05

    Breeding Burley tobacco lines with resistance to root decay caused by Pythium spp

    ENDER M.; DA ROCHA A.B.; DE SOUZA M.V.; WILLANI, S.A.
    Universal Leaf Tabacos Ltda, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS-Brazil.
    Diseases of tobacco caused by Pythium spp. can start as damping-off of seedlings, evolve as root and stem rot of young plants, and finally cause root decay of field plants. Root and stem rot of tobacco reduces stands more than 20% in some fields, and ...