CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, P 03
Avirulence genes in Ralstonia solanacearum may reduce colonization of tobacco stem tissue
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. Mechanical transmission of R. solanacearum on machine toppers, harvesters and stalk cutters has increased disease losses...