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AuthorSteindl, DRL
Date Accessioned2012-11-13
Date Available2012-11-13
AbstractWork with the electron microscope established a slender coryneform - type bacterium is constantly present in the sap of known ratoon stunting diseased plants and is absent from healthy plants. Purpose of project was to determine whether a reliable method of diagnosing doubtful cases of the disease could be based on the fundings of such organisms in the extracted sap, either by election or phase - contrast microscopy.
Part of SeriesBSES Internal Report; 1977 No 34 Report P74-6-06
SubjectRatoon stunting disease
SubjectPhase-contrast microcopy
SubjectDisease management
SubjectElectron microscopy (EM)
SubjectDiagnosis techniques
TitleA method for the rapid identification of ratoon stunting disease in sugar cane

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  • Pest, disease and weed management [179]
    Research outcomes: A comprehensive RD&E program that addresses existing and emerging pests, diseases and weeds, allowing sugarcane growers to manage their crops efficiently with minimal environmental impacts. An enhanced industry capacity to deal with incursions of exotic pests, diseases and weeds.

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