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Integrated Control of Corky Root and Drop of Lettuce by Means of Soil Improvement Practices. (87CC006)
Program UC IPM competitive research grants program
J.J. Marois, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
A.H.C. van Bruggen, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
C. Shennan, Vegetable Crops, UC Davis
Host/habitat Lettuce
Pest Lettuce Drop Sclerotinia minor; Corky Root
Disciplines Plant Pathology, Plant Sciences
Cultural Controls
Start year (duration)  1987 (Two Years)
Objectives Evaluate the effects of winter cover crops and deep plowing on inoculum densities of Sclerotinia minor and Clavibacter sp., severity of lettuce drop and corky root, root development, and lettuce yield.

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