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Bacterial wilt infestation

Potato    Goroka - Papua New Guinea

How do I reclaim an area of land infested with potato bacterial wilt?


Posted by: Gure Tumae (1 point) Gure Tumae
Posted: November 18, 2016


deactivated commented,
I wouldnt grow potato in the spot for several years. you could dig a foot of the soil out and discard and replace with fertile organic matter.
almost 3 years ago.

Gure Tumae commented,
Thanks Kellie. I don't know how I would do that where I have hectares of land that is under siege from bacterial wilt. I must reclaim it by other means to get it back for seed potato production. Cheer gure
almost 3 years ago.

deactivated commented,
Sorry to hear that. I wish you well!
almost 3 years ago.



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Gure,
you can find a review of brown rot /bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) control measures in the article
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...
Algicide (3-[3-indolyl] butanoic acid), fumigants (metam sodium, 1,3-dichloropropene, and chloropicrin), and plant activators generating systemic resistance on host plant (validamycin A and validoxylamine) have been used to control brown rot/ bacterial wilt. But biocontrol (antagonistic bacteria) is probably the best in long-term plant protection.
Regards

Alex


Posted by: alex ignatov (33 points) alex ignatov
Posted: November 19, 2016




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Alex,
Thank you so much for responding to my query. I have reached those websites, and I will read and try to employ some of the recommended steps.

Cheers

gure


Posted by: Gure Tumae (1 point) Gure Tumae
Posted: November 20, 2016


alex ignatov commented,
Gure, the first step - identification of the pathogen source. Seeds, water, soil... all control measures will depend on this.
almost 3 years ago.

Gure Tumae commented,
Alex, great idea. I have identified all possible pathogen source as you stated here. And the papers I have read through and am happy. I should get into working on the land. Cheers.
almost 3 years ago.



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