Fusarium basal rot in the Netherlands

C.L.M. de Visser, R.C.F.M. van den Broek, L. van den Brink

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    Abstract

    Fusarium basal rot of onion, caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cepae, is a steadily increasing problem in The Netherlands. Financial losses for Dutch farmers confronted with Fusarium basal rot is substantial, due to yield reduction and high storage costs. This paper describes the development and life cycle of Fusarium basal rot in onions and summarizes the results of research done in The Netherlands regarding the different methods for disease control (with emphasis on the use of tolerant cultivars).
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)5-16
    JournalVegetable Crops Research Bulletin
    Volume65
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

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