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Author(s):Abu-Dieyeh, Mohammed H.; Bernier, Jerome; Watson, Alan K.
Author Affiliation:Department of Plant Science, McGill University, Quebec, Canada;
Title:Sclerotinia minor advances fruiting and reduces germination in dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Source:Biocontrol Science and Technology. Vol. 15, No. 8, December 2005, p. 815-825.
# of Pages:11
Publishing Information:Abington, Oxfordshire: Carfax Pub. Co.
Abstract/Contents:"Sclerotinia minor Jagger is a promising biocontrol agent for dandelion in turfgrass. When a flowering dandelion population was treated with S. minor , flowering accelerated to the fruiting stage within 4 days. This developmental response was 45 days earlier than in the control, untreated plants and was not observed in herbicide-treated plants. Seeds obtained from the fungal-treated plants were smaller, lighter and their germination rate was reduced by 48.4 and 47.3% for spring and fall applications, respectively. S. minor was not detected in dandelion seeds from the fungal-treated plants. In addition to effective control of mature (flowering) dandelions, seeds dispersed by dying plants have reduced germination and are not transferring S. minor off target."
Language:English
References:35
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Abu-Dieyeh, M. H., J. Bernier, and A. K. Watson. 2005. Sclerotinia minor advances fruiting and reduces germination in dandelion (Taraxacum officinale). Biocontrol Sci. Technol. 15(8):p. 815-825.
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