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Rust disease continues to threaten California garlic crop


Steven T. Koike, Monterey and Santa Cruz counties
Richard Smith, Monterey and Santa Cruz counties
R. Michael Davis, UC Davis
J. Joe Nunez, UCCE Kern County
Ron E. Voss, UC Davis

publication information

California Agriculture 55(5):35-39. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v055n05p35. September-October 2001.

author affiliations

S.T. Koike is Plant Pathology Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE), Monterey and Santa Cruz counties; R.F. Smith is Vegetable and Weed Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE), Monterey and Santa Cruz counties; R.M. Davis is Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis; J.J. Nunez is Farm Advisor, UCCE Kern County; R.E. Voss is Specialist, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis;

author notes

This research was supported in part by the American Dehydrated Onion and Garlic Association. The authors thank the following for assistance with this project: Basic Vegetables, Christopher Ranch, Empire Research, Gilroy Foods, Rogers Foods, Western Farm Service, Carol Adams, Mike Brautovich, Kevin Brink, Fred Crowe, Bob Ehn, Mike Hardoy, Kris Headley, Kathy Kosta, Ed Kurtz, Mac Learned, Mike Mantelli, Steve Moss, Herb Phillips, Gail Pierleoni, Jerry Rava, Heather Scheck, Dora Tabancay, Tim Tidwell, Rick Yraceburu, and technicians Steve Boutry, Teo Gonzales, Luis Guerrero, David Haviland, Patrick Headley, Diana Henderson, Devin Kile, David Miltz and Kevin Simonin. We thank Hartnell College of Salinas for the use of its East Campus facility.