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- Herath Mudiyanselage, Anusara M., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- European journal of plant pathology 2019 v.153 no.2 pp. 651-656
- Peronospora; Rubus; boysenberries; canes; container-grown plants; downy mildew; fungicides; growing season; heat; heat treatment; leaves; mancozeb; phosphorous acid; polymerase chain reaction; tissue culture; New Zealand
- ... Downy mildew, caused by Peronospora sparsa, is a major disease of boysenberry (Rubus sp.) in New Zealand. The use of systemically infected plants for propagation has resulted in young plants being infected. To limit infection of new boysenberry canes prior to use in tissue culture two treatments, heat (34 °C) and fungicide sprays (mancozeb and phosphorous acid) + heat treatment were applied. Survi ...