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research article

Downy mildew in spinach: Eventual control of damaging disease may be indicated by studies of Iranian spinach


Paul G. Smith, Davis

publication information

California Agriculture 3(8):13-14. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v003n08p13. August 1949.


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Downy mildew—Peronospora spinaciae—is the most important disease of spinach—Spinacia oleracea—in California, where it frequently causes major damage to the crop.

author affiliations

Paul G. Smith is Assistant Professor of Truck Crops and Assistant Olericulturist in the Experiment Station, Davis.

author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 906.