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- Vettraino, A.M., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Acta horticulturae 2014 no.1019 pp. 235-238
- Castanea sativa; Dryocosmus kuriphilus; biological control; biological control agents; branches; conidia; fungi; galls; mortality; necrosis; orchards; plant rots; Italy
- ... During 2009, a fungus belonging to the genus Gnomoniopsis was found associated with the necrosis of galls of Dryocosmus kuriphilus, the chestnut gall wasp. The common observation of this phenomenon in chestnut orchards prompted us to evaluate the utilization of the fungus for biological control of gall wasp. During 2011, experiments were conducted on young, five-year-old plants of Castanea sativa, ...