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Chile Pepper and The Threat of Wilt Diseases

Soum Sanogo

April 2003

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The popularity of chile peppers is providing a boost to the chile industry, but production is increasingly constrained by chile plant diseases. This article briefly describes four diseases that lead to wilting in chile: Phytophthora root rot, Verticillium wilt, Rhizoctonia root rot, and Fusarium wilt.

doi:10.1094/PHP-2003-0430-01-RV

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