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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Cape Town, 2001, AP 07 (adjourned)

    Use of high pressure water removes tobacco flowers (topping) and prevents the mechanical spread of bacterial wilt

    FORTNUM B.A.; CHRISTENBURY G.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee REC, Florence SC, USA
    Bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) is an extremely damaging disease of flue cured tobacco in North and South Carolina. It is generally believed that infection of tobacco in the field occurs through the root system. The rapid spread of bacterial wilt ...