Tropical Plant Pathology
Print version ISSN 1982-5676
PRADOS-LIGERO, Ana Maria; BASALLOTE-UREBA, Maria José and MELERO-VARA, José Maria. First report of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lilii and F. proliferatum affecting Lilium crops in Spain. Trop. plant pathol. [online]. 2008, vol.33, n.3, pp. 235-236. ISSN 1982-5676. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1982-56762008000300009.
Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lilii and F. proliferatum were associated for the first time in Spain to leaf chlorosis, defoliation, necrotic spots on bulbs and roots, dwarfing and death of Oriental hybrids of Lilium plants, and artificial inoculations showed their pathogenicity to lily cv. Siberia.
Keywords : Basal rot; etiology; Koch's postulates; pathogenicity tests.