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Early detection of Cryphonectria parasitica in planting material (CPARA)

Barnes, Ann; Gottsberger, Richard; Persen, Ulrike; Leichtfried, Thomas; Heugens, Kurt; Douanla-Meli, Clovis; Simoni, Sauro; de Andrade, Eugenia;
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  • Published: 22 Feb 2021
Abstract
Cryphonectria parasitica is a devastating plant pathogen infecting chestnuts (Castanea spp.). The long-distance spread of C. parasitica is thought to occur through the movement of infected plants for planting, bark or wood material. There is evidence of a long latent period on infected plants. Long latent periods are problematic as affected trees do not show symptoms for some time and are being shipped to previously non-affected areas. Plants for planting were emphasized as the highest risk pathway for entry of the pathogen into protected zones, therefore a robust, sensitive detection method to screen for latent infections of planting material is required to sup...
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Medical Subject Headings: fungifood and beverages
free text keywords: Euphresco, plant health, diagnostics, Cryphonectria parasitica, test performance study
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