The economics of managing Verticillium wilt, an imported disease in California lettuce

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Christine L. Carroll; Colin A. Carter; Rachael E. Goodhue; C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell; Krishna V. Subbarao;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: issn: 0008-0845, eissn: 2160-8091
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3733/ca.2017a0028
  • Subject: Agriculture | S1-972 | control options | Verticillium wilt | economics | dynamics | externalities | S | Agriculture (General) | dynamics, economics, Verticillium wilt

Verticillium dahliae is a soilborne fungus that is introduced to the soil via infested spinach seeds and that causes lettuce to be afflicted with Verticillium wilt. This disease has spread rapidly through the Salinas Valley, the prime lettuce production region of Califo... View more
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