Diseases of Tuberose in Hawaii

dc.contributor.author Trujillo, E.E. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-11-26T23:23:12Z
dc.date.available 2014-11-26T23:23:12Z
dc.date.issued 1968-11 en_US
dc.description.abstract Tuberose, Polianthes tuberosa L. of Mexican origin, is cultivated in Hawaii for its fragrant, white, waxy flowers used to make leis. The plant is propagated by transplanting daughter tubers from older plants. This form of vegetative propagation favors the spread of many diseases. A number of fungus, bacteria, virus, and nematode diseases are spread in and on tubers, bulbs, or rhizomes of vegetatively propagated ornamentals. Because little is known of tuberose, investigations were initiated at the Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station to study the problems of the crop. Of the three serious diseases of tuberose found in Hawaii, two are caused by parasitic nematodes and one by a fungus. Of the two minor diseases, one is caused by an insect and bacterium and one by insects alone. en_US
dc.format.extent 13 pages en_US
dc.identifier.citation Trujillo EE. 1968. Diseases of tuberose in Hawaii. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 13 p. (Circular; 427) en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/34268
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawaii en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Circular en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 427 en_US
dc.subject Polianthes tuberosa en_US
dc.subject Hawaii en_US
dc.subject plant diseases and disorders en_US
dc.title Diseases of Tuberose in Hawaii en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US
local.identifier.callnumber S544 .A383 no.427 en_US
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