First record of vascular wilt of flannel flower caused by Fusarium oxysporum
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Fusarium oxysporum was isolated from flannel flowers (Actinotus helianthi) which were severely wilted. Isolates of the fungus were used to inoculate healthy seedlings. Symptoms, similar to those observed in the original seedlings, were observed after 17 weeks and the fungus re-isolated.
KeywordsFusarium Oxysporum Australasian Plant Pathology Sodium Hypochlorite Coir Royal Botanic Garden
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