Special issue of Phytopathologia Mediterranea on esca and grapevine decline
A special symposium on grapevine trunk diseases, organized by the Mediterranean Phytopathological Union, was held at Siena (IT) on 1999-10-01/03. The proceedings appear in Phytopathologia Mediterranea 39 (1), dated 2000-04. The Symposium included 34 papers from Argentina, Australia, Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey and USA. It considered in particular esca and decline diseases of grapevine, which have long been known, but whose etiology has remained uncertain. New pathogens have been identified as the cause of these diseases (RS 2000/124).
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