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First report of fusarium wilt of Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' caused by Fusarium oxysporum in a Midwestern nursery
Author(s): W. H. Elmer, M. Daughtrey, K. Rane and M. M. Jimenez-Gasco
Publication Type: News Item
Journal: Plant Disease
Article Topic(s): Pathology
Research Setting(s): Nursery
Species Referenced: Coreopsis verticillata (Threadleaf coreopsis),
AbstractReports on the first sighting of fusarium wilt of Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' in a Midwestern nursery in 2006. Disease symptoms included foliar necrosis, stem basal cankers, root rot, and eventual plant death. The fusarium wilt was found to be caused by Fusarium oxysporum. The affected nursery has taken all precautions to avoid disseminating the pathogen.
Suggested CitationW. H. Elmer, M. Daughtrey, K. Rane and M. M. Jimenez-Gasco. "First report of fusarium wilt of Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' caused by Fusarium oxysporum in a Midwestern nursery." Plant Disease 91.11 (2007): 1519-1519.