1. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, AP 12

    Bacterial wilt in the southeastern USA and the scientific response during the early 20th century

    PETERSON P.D.; FORTNUM B.A.
    Clemson University, Dept. of Entomology Soils and Plant Sciences, Pee Dee REC, Florence, SC, USA
    When bacterial wilt, caused by the soilborne pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum , first appeared in 1881 on several farms in Granville County, North Carolina, little did people realize the enormous and devastating consequences the disease would have on...