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Phytopathology News, Vol. 53, No. 02

Plant Pathology's Perplexing Past—The Rest of the Story: E. F. Smith and the Fusarium Wilts

Robert M. Harveson, University of Nebraska,​​​​

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Campbell, C. L., Peterson, P. D., and Griffith, C. S. 1999. The Formative Years of Plant Pathology in the United States. American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.

Harveson, R. M. 1999. Evaluation of the parasitic relationship of Melanospora and other allied genera with Fusarium oxysporum. PhD thesis. University of Florida, Gainesville.

Harveson, R. M. 2015. The Bacterium of Many Colors. American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.

Smith, E. F. 1894. The watermelon disease of the South. Am. Assoc. Adv. Sci. Proc. 43:289-290.

Smith, E. F. 1899. Wilt diseases of cotton, watermelon, and cowpea. U.S. Dep. Agric. Div. Veg. Phys. Path. Bull. 17:7-73.


Courtesy X. Zhang—© APS. Reproduced, by permission, from Martyn, R. D., and Vakalounakis, D. J. 2012. Fusarium wilts of greenhouse cucurbits: Melon, watermelon, and cucumber. Pages 159-174 in: Fusarium Wilts of Greenhouse Vegetable and Ornamental Crops. M. L. Gullino, J. Katan, and A. Garibaldi, eds. American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.