Control of … Rhizopus soft rot in sweet potatoes
AuthorsN. C. Welch
A. O. Paulus
R. W. Scheuerman
Authors AffiliationsNorman Welch is Farm Advisor, Santa Cruz County (formerly of San Bernardino County, where much of this work was done); Albert O. Paulus is Extension Plant Pathologist, University of California, Riverside; Robert W. Scheuerman is Farm Advisor, University of California Agricultural Extension Service, Merced County.
Hilgardia 20(11):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n11p14. November 1966.
Rhizopus soft rot, a serious breakdown problem in sweet potatoes during marketing, can be substantially reduced by use of the fungicides Botran or SOPP, when treatment is accompanied by proper handling practices.
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