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Prolonged Storage of Helminthosporium victoriae in Soil. J. P. Jones, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 72701; Phytopathology 64:1158. DOI: 10.1094/Phyto-64-1158.

Isolates of Helminthosporium victoriae stored in soil at ca. 5 C remained viable for 12 yr without change in cultural characteristics or virulence. The fungus appeared to survive in the form of conidia and mycelia.

Additional keywords: Victoria blight, oats.