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Augmentation of wheat common root rot by Fusarium acuminatum


Wheat was inoculated with Bipolaris sorokiniana and Fusarium acuminatum individually and in combination under controlled conditions. Only B. sorokininana produced significant disease when used alone; however, F. acuminarum significantly augmented the effects of B. sorokiniana when plants are inoculated with both fungi.

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Fernandez, J.A., Wofford, D.S. & Horton, J.L. Augmentation of wheat common root rot by Fusarium acuminatum . Mycopathologia 90, 177–179 (1985).

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  • Fusarium
  • Significant Disease
  • Common Root
  • Fusarium Acuminatum