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Maintenance of Sclerotinia camelliae Cultures on Sterilized Wheat. G. E. Holcomb, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803. Plant Dis. 64:1008. Copyright 1980 American Phytopathological Society. DOI: 10.1094/PD-64-1008.

Sclerotinia camelliae, the causal fungus of camellia flower blight, was grown on sterilized wheat seeds and placed in storage at 4 C. Cultures remained viable and pathogenic during 84 mo of storage.