Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Verticillium wilt found in southern California alfalfa

Authors

Donald C. Erwin
Rudolph A. Khan
Amy Howell
Abdelaziz Baameur
Steve B. Orloff

Authors Affiliations

Donald C. Erwin is Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Riverside; Rudolph A. Khan is Staff Research Associate, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Riverside; Amy Howell is Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Riverside; Abdelaziz Baameur is Farm Advisor, Cooperative Extension, Riverside County; Steve B. Orloff is Farm Advisor, Los Angeles-San Bernardino counties.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 43(5):12-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n05p12. September 1989.

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Abstract

The disease has been found in alfalfa south of the Tehachapi Mountains, but not yet in the Central Valley of California. High summer temperatures do not seem to be a barrier to the fungus, and several alfalfa cultivars as well as cowpea were susceptible in greenhouse tests.

Erwin D, Khan R, Howell A, Baameur A, Orloff S. 1989. Verticillium wilt found in southern California alfalfa. Hilgardia 43(5):12-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n05p12
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