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Fusarium wilt of watermelon: 120 years of research.

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This paper focuses on the physiological specialization and races of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. niveum, effects of inoculum and root-knot nematodes on watermelon wilt resistance and infection, colonization and survival of the pathogen in the soil and non-host plants. The various methods for the management of Fusarium wilt in watermelon are also presented.