CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Louisville, 1991
Development and control of bacterial barn rot in flue-cured tobacco
USDA-ARS-SAA, Crops Research Lab, Oxford, NC, USA
Bacterial barn rot, caused by Erwinia carotovora and E. chrysanthemi is an important post harvest disease of flue-cured tobacco. The use of mechanized harvesters and bulk curing coupled with a rainy season and handling of wet leaves can result in...