REACTION OF AN OLIVE CULTIVAR AND AN OLIVE ROOTSTOCK TO XIPHINEMA INDEX

N. Sasanelli, M. I. Coiro, T. D'Addabbo, R. J. Lemos, M. Ridolfi, F. Lamberti

Abstract


A glasshouse experiment was undertaken to evaluate the reaction of the olive cultivar FS 17 and the olive rootstock DA 12 I to Xiphinema index. Growth of DA 12 I was significantly suppressed whereas no effect was observed on FS 17. The highest initial population densities of X. index also enhanced root phenols content.

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