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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Disease Control in Sugar Beet

Authors
item Hanson, Linda
item Panella, Leonard

Submitted to: International Sugar Journal
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: November 25, 2002
Publication Date: February 15, 2003
Citation: Hanson, L.E., Panella, L.W. 2003. Disease control in sugar beet. International Sugar Journal.

Technical Abstract: Sugar beet diseases are a major constraint to production. Disease management relies on a number of different methods, including use of chemical control, cultural control methods, and the use of disease-resistant cultivars when available. In addition, there is extensive work ongoing to investigate the possibility of using biological organisms for disease control. A combination of disease control measures in an integrated pest management program is important in successful disease management.

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