CULTURAL PRACTICES FOR THE CONTROL OF XIPHINEMA INDEX IN CYPRUS

J. Philis

Abstract


Experimental work far controlling the natural vector of the Grape Fan-leaf Virus disease, Xiphinema index Thorne et Allen indicated that, under local conditions, fallow alone or fallow rotated with barley can decrease populations to non-detectable levels, between 40 to 52 months after up-rooting grapevine plantations.

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