CORESTA Congress, Shanghai, 2008, AP 32
Reduced mechanical transmission of Ralstonia solanacearum using a modified harvester and C10 fatty alcohol as a disinfectant
Clemson University, Dept. of Entomology Soils and Plant Sciences, Pee Dee REC, Florence, SC, USA
Mechanization both in leaf (multipass harvester) and flower (topping) removal has contributed to the spread and severity of bacterial wilt in North and South Carolina. When a mechanical harvester removes an infected leaf the bacterium can contaminate...