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Archive for February 19th, 2011

ROCKMELON & HONEY DEW MELON DISEASE INFORMATION

Fusarium Wilt of melons (Watermelon, rockmelon and honeydew) Christine Horlock, Agency for Food and Fibre Sciences, Horticulture. Figure 1. Rockmelon field affected by Fusarium Wilt Prior to the introduction of resistant melon varieties in the early 1970’s, Australian watermelon production was severely limited by Fusarium Wilt.  Growers were continually moving to newly cleared land or […]

February 19th, 2011
Topic: AGRICULTURE, FOOD DRINK, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, GOVERNMENT, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS Tags: , , , , , ,