Avocado root rot studies: Preliminary tests indicate soil fumigation may permit replanting
George A. Zentmyer, Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside.
L. J. Klotz, Experiment Station, Riverside.
California Agriculture 3(2):4-12. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v003n02p4.
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Soil fumigation trials to determine if areas where avocado trees have been removed because of root rot—decline—can be replanted successfully have shown considerable promise.
George A. Zentmyer is Associate Plant Pathologist, Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside. L. J. Klotz is Professor of Plant Pathology and Plant Pathologist in the Experiment Station, Riverside.
The above progress report is based upon Research Project No. 944.
Treatment of test plot soils by tractor or jeep-drawn applicators was accomplished with the coöperation of Dr. L. J. Meuli, Seal Beach, California.