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dc.contributor.authorPaton, Mavis Richmonden
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-22T12:46:54Z
dc.date.available2018-05-22T12:46:54Z
dc.date.issued1954en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1842/30633
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dc.description.abstractA fungus similar to Ovulinia azaleae, Weiss causing a petal blight of hybrid rhododendrons in Scotland is recorded.en
dc.description.abstractThe behaviour of the fungus in culture and in nature is described and a histological description of the perfect stage is included. The result of a number of infection experiments have established that the fungus is pathogenic to some rhododendrons.en
dc.description.abstractThe Scottish fungus is compared with the American 0. azaleae and it is concluded that it is identifiable with this fungus.en
dc.description.abstractA number of fungi commonly associated with dying rhododendron petals are described: one of them Eotrytis cinerea occasionally forms sclerotia in peta but is not found to cause the petal blight disease.en
dc.description.abstractA culture received from America has not proved typical of 0. azaleae after being studied in culture and used for infection experiments.en
dc.publisherThe University of Edinburghen
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dc.subjectAnnexe Thesis Digitisation Project 2018 Block 19en
dc.titleStudy of Ovulinia Azaleae, Weiss, in Scotland and an account of the petal blight it causes in rhododendronsen
dc.typeThesis or Dissertationen
dc.type.qualificationlevelDoctoralen
dc.type.qualificationnamePrize Essayen


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