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Crown and root rot of alfalfa: New disease of alfalfa caused by water mold found to be component of the crown and root rot complex


Donald C. Erwin

Author Affiliations

Donald C. Erwin is Assistant Plant Pathologist, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 9(3):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n03p11. March 1955.

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Alfalfa—Medicago sativa—stand loss due to crown and root rot in some areas of California may be nearly as great as that caused by bacterial wilt. The common term crown rot includes more than one specific disease, and not all of the causal components of this disease complex are known.

Erwin D. 1955. Crown and root rot of alfalfa: New disease of alfalfa caused by water mold found to be component of the crown and root rot complex. Hilgardia 9(3):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n03p11

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