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Author(s):Titone, P.; Mocioni, M.; Garibaldi, A.; Gullino, M. L.
Author Affiliation:Centre of Competence for the Innovation in Agro­environmental Sector, AGROINNOVA, University of Turin, Italy
Title:Take-all patch on Agrostis stolonifera in Italy
Section:Volunteer presentations
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Meeting Info.:19-20 May 2008: Pisa Italy
Source:1st European Turfgrass Society Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1, May 2008, p. 183-184.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Pisa, Italy: European Turfgrass Society
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Take-all patch; Agrostis stolonifera; Ectotrophic root-infecting fungi; Gaeumannomyces graminis var. avenae; Golf greens
Abstract/Contents:Presents a study conducted to "identify the causal agent of a root disease observed on Agrostis stolonifera in two contrasting locations in Northern and Southern Italy." Details methods and materials used in the study, stating that "in the fall of 2004 and 2007, regular patches ranging from 5 to 70 cm [centimeters] in diameter were observed in two Agrostis stolonifera putting greens, located respectively in Northern...and Southern Italy." Reports that "grass in the affected areas was initially wilted and reddish, and later exhibited a straw colour [color]. On specimen roots, as well as on most of the inoculuated plants, ectotrophic root infecting hyphae, discolorations and brown steles were evident...Pathogenicity tests performed with Albisola strains showed that most of the isolates were highly virulent, strongly reducing root depth." Concludes that "following observation of symptoms and signs, culture characteristics and pathogenicity test results, the disease was recognized as take-all patch likely caused by G. graminis var. avenae."
ISBN-13:9788890207648
Language:English
References:7
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Geographic Terms:Italy
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Titone, P., M. Mocioni, A. Garibaldi, and M. L. Gullino. 2008. Take-all patch on Agrostis stolonifera in Italy. Eur. Turfgrass Soc. Conf. Proc. 1:p. 183-184.
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