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  1. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Lisbon, 2000, p. 124, P4

    Diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum in the Southeastern United States

    ROBERTSON A.E.; FORTNUM B.A.; KLUEPFEL D.A.; WOOD T.C.
    Clemson University, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Physiology, Pee Dee REC, Florence, SC, USA.
    Bacterial (Granville) wilt, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum, is a major disease of tobacco in both North and South Carolina. In contrast, Granville wilt rarely occurs on tobacco in Georgia, Florida and Virginia. This difference was noted over fifty years ...
  2. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 133, P19

    Monitoring of whole microbial communities using fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) analysis

    ONG K. L.; FORTNUM B.A.; KLUEPFEL D.A.
    Clemson University, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Physiology, Pee Dee REC, Florence, SC, USA.
    Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) analysis was evaluated as a tool to rapidly monitor the rhizosphere microbial community of three plant species (tobacco, corn and soybean) grown in soil with a resident population of Ralstonia solanacearum. Fatty acids were ...
  3. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Brighton, 1998, p. 80, AP7

    Effect of irrigation water pH and nitrogen form on Pythium seedling disease in a greenhouse float system

    FORTNUM B.A.; ANDERSON M.; RIDEOUT J.; GOODEN D.T.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee REC, Florence SC, USA
    The control of oomycete fungi, such as Pythium, provides unique challenges in hydroponic plant production systems. Pythium can rapidly spread by the release of motile zoospores into the common water bath within a greenhouse float system and cause severe ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, AP27

    Role of water temperature in the epidemiology of Pythium root rot in greenhouse float systems

    FORTNUM B.A.; MARTIN B.; RIDEOUT J.; ANDERSON M.
    Clemson University, Pee Dee REC, Florence SC, USA
    The control of oomycete fungi, such as Pythium, provides unique challenges in hydroponic plant production systems. Pythium can spread by mycelial growth from tray to tray or through the release of motile zoospores into the common water bath in a ...