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Transmission of pear decline by grafting


T. A. Shalla
T. W. Carroll
Luigi Chiarappa

Authors Affiliations

T. A. Shalla is Assistant Plant Pathologist in the Experiment Station; T. W. Carroll is a Laboratory Technician, University of California, Davis; Luigi Chiarappa was formerly a Research Plant Pathologist for the Di Giorgio Fruit Corporation and is now with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome, Italy.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 18(3):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v018n03p4. March 1964.

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Graft transmission studies provide further evidence that quick decline pears is caused by a virus and that, under experimental conditions, it cause the disease in the absence of pear psylla.

Shalla T, Carroll T, Chiarappa L. 1964. Transmission of pear decline by grafting. Hilgardia 18(3):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v018n03p4
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