New variety of canning tomato: Recommended for trial where wilt is serious
AuthorsJ. W. Lesley
John T. Middleton
Authors AffiliationsJ. W. Lesley is Associate Geneticist in the Experiment Station, Riverside; John T. Middleton is Assistant Plant Pathologist in the Experiment Station, Riverside.
Hilgardia 2(3):15-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n03p15. March 1948.
Tomatoes grown in california are likely to become affected with either Fusarium wilt, caused by the fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. lycopersici, or Verticillium wilt, caufeed by Verticillium albo-atrum.
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Ash bug control: Timing of application of insecticide important
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