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Managing phytophthora root rot in cauliflower


Demetrios G. Kontaxis
Vincent E. Rubatzky

Authors Affiliations

Demetrios G. Kontaxis is Pest Management—Public Information Programs Advisor, Cooperative Extension, Contra Costa County, 1700 Oak Park Blvd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523; Vincent E. Rubatzky is Vegetable Specialist, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 37(11):12-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v037n11p12. November 1983.

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Phytophthora root rot has been a problem for several decades in cauliflower grown in the San Francisco Bay Area. About 2,000 acres are planted to this crop annually in Alameda County, where the disease is common and often destructive, particularly in the Fremont production area.

Kontaxis D, Rubatzky V. 1983. Managing phytophthora root rot in cauliflower. Hilgardia 37(11):12-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v037n11p12
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