Dutch research covers strawberry disease risk

The bacterium that causes angular leaf spot in strawberry, Xanthomonas fragariae, can be spread considerable distances by rain splash and this can be exacerbated by the practice of mowing off vegetation after harvest, a Dutch study has found.

Xanthomonas: angular leaf spot disease in strawberry - image: Don Ferrin
Xanthomonas: angular leaf spot disease in strawberry - image: Don Ferrin

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