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Title: Potato Fungal Diseases in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Authors: Al-Kherb, S. M.
Z. M. Abul-Hayja
I. M. Al-Shahwan
Issue Date: 1996
Abstract: The results of field survey of potato fungal diseases for two successive years in the six main potato producing regions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia proved the presence of fifteen pathogenic fungal genera .The isolated fungal genera were as follows,in a descending order: Fusarium, Alternaria, Rhizoctonia, Stemphyllium, Cladosporium, Helminthosporium, Colletotrichum, Phytophthora, Pythium, Macrophomina, Phoma, Rosellinia, Verticillium, Cercospora and Sclerotricum . Eight out of the previously mentioned fifteen fungal genera i.e., Cladosporium , Colletotrichum, Helminthosporium , Macrophomina , Phoma , Pythium , Rosellinia and Stemphyllium were recorded for the first time on potato in Saudi Arabia . Rhizoctonia solani was the most frequent on tubers, while Fusarium spp. was the most frequent on roots and stem bases . The Alternaria spp. was most frequent genus on leaves . .
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/9585
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