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A Pythium Disease of Ginger, Tobacco and Papaya (Classic Reprint)



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Memoirs of the Department of Agriculture in India by L S Subramaniam
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Excerpt from Memoirs of the Department of Agriculture in India: A Pythium Disease of Ginger, Tobacco and Papaya Butler has previously mentioned1 that a species identified as Pythium gracile Schenk (not de Bary) causes a serious disease of ginger plants near Surat (bombay). It was pointed out, however, that it is not now possible to be quite certain what fungus Sch enk had under study, as he did not describe it fully and there are several allied forms difficult to distinguish from one another. The symptoms by which the disease can be recognized are a wither ing of the leaves and a softening of the stalks at the collar though not to such a degree as to make them fall over. Specimens preserved in the Pusa Her barium Show that the Surat fungus agrees with that now under consideration. It was not cultivated and no inoculations were carried out. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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August 7th, 2018
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