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Integrated Management Of Verticillium Wilt Of Tomato

  • Giovanni Bubici
  • Matteo Cirulli
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Part of the Integrated Management of Plant Pests and Diseases book series (IMPD, volume 3)

Abstract

Verticillium wilts of tomato, caused either by Verticillium dahliae or V. albo-atrum, and their control are revised. Introgression of the single dominant gene Ve in all the commercial tomato cultivars have reduced the importance of the disease. However, the race 2 of V. dahliae breaks the Ve resistance. Once a pathogen-free field is not available or an infected plant material is accidentally used, an integrated approach is currently the best way to limit the damage caused by Verticillium wilt. Here, several control measures including selecting field criteria, heat treatments, solarization, sanitation, tillage, use of plant residues, weed control, resistant rootstocks, cultivars, fertilization, irrigation, chemical treatments and use of microbial antagonists are revised.

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Fusarium Wilt Verticillium Wilt Methyl Bromide Tomato Cultivar Verticillium Dahliae 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni Bubici
    • 1
  • Matteo Cirulli
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Biologia e Patologia VegetaleUniversità degli Studi di BariItaly

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