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Root rot of Easter lilies: Preplanting fungicidal dip for lily bulbs reduces incidence of disease and improves bloom quality and quantity of plants


J. G. Bald
Philip A. Chandler
John V. Lenz
R. H. Sciaroni
A. O. Paulus

Authors Affiliations

J. G. Bald is Professor of Plant Pathology, University of California, Los Angeles; Philip A. Chandler is Principal Laboratory Technician, University of California, Los Angeles; John V. Lenz is Farm Advisor, Humboldt County, University of California; R. H. Sciaroni is Farm Advisor, San Mateo County, University of California; A. O. Paulus is Extension Plant Pathologist, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 12(4):3-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n04p3. April 1958.

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Clean, white Croft lily bulbs—once a dull yellow—that are now coming from the soil give evidence of a great change in growth, productivity, and quality of Easter lilies, that influences the practices of field growers, brokers and forcers and produces better flowering plants.

Bald J, Chandler P, Lenz J, Sciaroni R, Paulus A. 1958. Root rot of Easter lilies: Preplanting fungicidal dip for lily bulbs reduces incidence of disease and improves bloom quality and quantity of plants. Hilgardia 12(4):3-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n04p3

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