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 the ...