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The occurrence of Fusarium crown and root rot of tomato in Israel


Based upon symptomatology and the results of pathogenicity tests, it has been shown that the Fusarium crown and root rot organism of tomato — previously reported only from North America and Japan — is present in Israel.

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Correspondence to J. Krikun or A. Nachmias or Ruth Cohn or L. Lahkim-Tsror.

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Krikun, J., Nachmias, A., Cohn, R. et al. The occurrence of Fusarium crown and root rot of tomato in Israel. Phytoparasitica 10, 113 (1982).

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  • F. oxysporum f. sp.lycopersici race 1, race 2
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  • Negev Region