Lcb 2.1 Phoma apiicola 2017-05-20T17:44:47+00:00

National Seed Health System

Lcb 2.1   Phoma apiicola

VERSION: 1.0
DATE: 2001
PATHOGEN: Phoma apiicola
HOST: celery (Apium graveolens)
COMMON NAME: crown and root rot
METHOD: Lcb 2.1 Grow-out (Hewitt, 1971)
METHOD CLASS: TEMPORARY STANDARD (B)
SAMPLE: 10,000 seeds

PROCEDURE:

1. 1000 seed samples are planted in a cool greenhouse for 6 weeks.

2. Seedling hypocotyls are examined for blackening and pycnidia.

REFERENCES:

Hewitt, P. D. 1971. Phoma apiicola on celery seed. Plant Pathology. 20:123-126.