Bacterial Wilt
Ralstonia solanacearum
Brown Rot
Description and management of:
  - R. solanacearum race 3 biovar 2
  - Brown rot of potato
  - Southern wilt of geranium
  - Bacterial wilt of tomato
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  - Information & management guides
  - Diagnostic & sampling protocols
  - Meeting abstracts
  - Book references
  - Journal articles
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R. solanacearum
and the diseases it causes on potato, geranium, and tomato
Updated: Feb. 23, 2011
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Moderate Temperature Fluctuations Rapidly Reduce the Viability of Ralstonia solanacearum Race 3, Biovar 2, in Infected Geranium, Tomato, and Potato Plants.

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Recovery Plan for Ralstonia solanacearum Race 3 Biovar 2 causing Brown Rot of Potato, Bacterial wilt of Tomato, and Southern Wilt of Geranium - Update May 20, 2010.

A publication of the USDA-ARS-Office of Pest Management National Plant Disease Recovery System
2009 NPDN National Meeting
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2009 Florida Tomato Institute Meeting
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2009 Tomato Disease Workshop
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Plant Health Progress Article
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     > Federal Register. Ralstonia solanacearum race 3, biovar 2 renewed in the USDA            Select Agents list. Effective November 14, 2008.
     > Ralstonia solanacearum raza 3 biovar 2: Guía descriptiva del patógeno en español.            Descalgar al formato PDF (1.32Mb)

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