Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Advances in the control of Pseudomonas solanacearum race 1 in major food crops.

Abstract

The subject is reviewed with consideration of race 1 ecology, economic importance, symptomatology, biological, chemical and cultural control, and host resistance. The methodology used to screen for host resistance is outlined. Information is presented on (1) sources of resistance for Solanum melongena, Arachis hypogaea, Capsicum annuum, potato and tomato, which includes several wild, related species, and (2) the nature and genetics of resistance.