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Control of apple scab by the use of the plants own defence mechanisms

Jørgensen, Hans Jørgen Lyngs; Bengtsson, Marianne; Wulff, Ednar and Hockenhull, John (2004) Control of apple scab by the use of the plants own defence mechanisms. Newsletter from Danish Research Centre for Organic Farming (2).

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Summary

One obvious possibility to control apple scab, caused by Venturia inaequalis, is to use the plant's inherent ability to defend itself by induced resistance. Preliminary experiments with induced resistance have been started in StopScab, a collaborative project between KVL and DIAS. The concept and use of induced resistance are brielfy described in the following.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:Apple scab, Venturia inaequalis, Induced resistance
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > I.14 (StopScab) Control of scab in organic apple growing
Deposited By: Bengtsson, Post doc Marianne Vibeke
ID Code:4240
Deposited On:15 Feb 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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