Phytopathology

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The intensive production of strawberries coincides with the development of plasticulture in Algeria, in 1989 for the wilaya of Tipaza. Strawberry cultivation was launched on an experimental basis in Jijel in 2001-2002, on a four (4) hectare surface area. Today two (2) wilayas TIPAZA and JIJEL on the sidelines of the traditional wilaya of SKIKDA, share the strawberry market, the intensive cultivation of which covers...

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Potato Golden Cyst Nematode (Globodera rostochiensis) is a serious agricultural and quarantine pest. Cysts can live in soil for 30 years and the nematode can cause direct crop losses, increase pest control costs, constrain cropping patterns, and devalue infested land. Potatoes and tomatoes are the main crops of economic importance attacked by this pest. The nematode also reproduces on the roots of eggplant and on...

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Taphrina deformans is the causative agent of peach and almond leaf curl disease. The fungus spends the winter period on twigs, under affected buds, and in the cracks of bark. The climatic factors suitable for the spread of this disease are a relatively warm and humid winter in addition to humid spring with an average temperature of 13-18 degrees Celsius. A particular stage where trees...

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Botrytis cinerea is a fungus that causes a commercially damaging disease in strawberries, known as Botrytis rot or gray mold. The disease can infect strawberries in the field, as well as during transportation, can invade storage rooms, and can induce problems in the marketing of strawberry fruits....

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