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- Andersen, A.M., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Acta horticulturae 2002 no.589 pp. 185-191
- Asparagus virus 2; Phytophthora; cultivars; field experimentation; fungicides; general combining ability; greenhouses; hybrids; meristems; parents; postharvest losses; progeny; recurrent selection; screening; Australia; Europe; New Zealand; North America; South America
- ... Phytophthora rot affects asparagus production in Europe, North America, South America, Australia and New Zealand. Several species of Phytophthora attack asparagus, including P. megasperma, P. megasperma var. sojae, P. cryptogea, P. cactorum and P. richardiae. No cultivars of asparagus are resistant to Phytophthora rot. This disease causes establishment failures, reduced yields and post-harvest los ...