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- Aegerter, B.J., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Plant disease 2007 v.91 no.4 pp. 380-386
- Spartina foliosa; wetland plants; wild plants; Claviceps purpurea; plant pathogenic fungi; fungal diseases of plants; invasive species; Spartina alterniflora; introduced plants; interspecific hybridization; disease resistance; genetic resistance; geographical variation; environmental factors; seed set; seed germination; plant competition; California
- ... The fungal pathogen Claviceps purpurea (subgroup G3) has a worldwide distribution on salt marsh Spartina spp. In Northern California (United States), native Spartina foliosa sustains high rates of infection by G3 C. purpurea in marshes north of the San Francisco Estuary. Invasive populations of S. alterniflora and S. alterniflora x foliosa hybrids are virtually disease free in the same estuary, al ...