CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Suzhou, 1999, AP26
Mechanical topping (flower removal) contributes to the spread of bacterial wilt of tobacco
Clemson University, Pee Dee REC, Florence SC, USA
Bacterial wilt ( Ralstonia solanacearum ) is an extremely damaging disease of flue-cured tobacco. During the last 4 years (95-98), this disease accounted for over 50 % of all disease losses in South Carolina. This represents a dramatic increase from...