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Touria El-Jaoual

Biological Control of Plant Diseases. S.B. Chincholkar and K.G. Mukerji (eds.). 2007. The Haworth Press, Inc., Binghamton, NY. 426 pp. plus index; 17 tables and 26 black-and-white photographs and illustrations; 6-inch × 8.35-inch format. ISBN

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Gayle M. Volk, Christopher M. Richards, Ann A. Reilley, Adam D. Henk, Patrick A. Reeves, Philip L. Forsline, and Herb S. Aldwinckle

the apples of M. orientalis and Chinese species of wild apples. This may be a result of widespread movement and selection during the domestication of apples by humans over thousands of years. Apple scab and fire blight are two diseases that are

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Julian Mendel, Kenneth G. Furton, and DeEtta Mills

Laurel wilt is the consequence of an invasive species, the redbay ambrosia beetle (RAB) ( Xyleborus glabratus ) introduced into the United States in untreated wooden packaging material. It was first detected in diseased redbay trees ( Persea

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Christopher S. Cramer, Neel Kamal, and Narinder Singh

IYS disease, caused by IYSV (family Bunyaviridae, genus Tospovirus ), has been found in most onion producing states in the United States ( Bag et al., 2009 ; Creamer et al., 2004 ; Crowe and Pappu, 2005 ; du Toit et al., 2004a ; Gent et al

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Jason Cavatorta, George Moriarty, Mark Henning, Michael Glos, Mary Kreitinger, Henry M. Munger, and Molly Jahn

., 2002 ), the elevated levels of disease resistances combined with improved color and quality have long made this open-pollinated cultivar a standard slicing cucumber. Decades of cucumber breeding efforts at Cornell have continued to focus on resistance

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Chung-Jan Chang, Ruth Donaldson, Phil Brannen, Gerard Krewer, and Robert Boland

market window ( Scherm and Krewer, 2003 ). Several new diseases such as necrotic ringspot caused by tobacco ringspot virus and blueberry ringspot virus (Harald Scherm, personal communication) have appeared with the increased production of southern

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Kalpana Sharma, Erica Goss, and Ariena H.C. van Bruggen

). It is estimated that a substantial percentage of exotic pests and pathogens arriving at U.S. ports of entry along with ornamental plant imports is missed because plants may be infected but may not express symptoms; fungicides may suppress disease

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Thomas G. Beckman, Philip A. Rollins, James Pitts, Dario J. Chavez, and Jose X. Chaparro

.G. Beckman, unpublished data; Rhoads, 1954 ; Savage et al., 1953 ; Schnabel et al., 2005 ). The search for a rootstock capable of dealing with all these soil-borne disease problems was pursued via the testing of a wide variety of plum and peach species and

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James M. Crosslin

may have a corky texture. Collectively, the symptoms are referred to as corky ringspot disease (CRS; Crosslin et al., 2007 ). If high percentages of potato tubers in a given lot show symptoms of CRS, they may be rejected by potato processors or for

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Qianni Dong, Xinwang Wang, David H. Byrne, and Kevin Ong

, 2012 ). This is thought to be because many rose cultivars have low tolerance to disease and abiotic stress ( Waliczek et al., 2015 ). In response to a consumer demand for low-maintenance roses, many rose breeding programs are working toward developing