'Pasmo' Disease on Wild Flax, Linum angustifolium


THE summer of 1944 was outstanding in Ireland with regard to the severity of flax diseases. Both Phoma and rust (Melampsora Lini) were widespread and virulent, the first mentioned being particularly bad on crops raised from home-saved seed.

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    Colhoun, J., and Muskett, A. E., Nature, 151, 223 (1943).

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    Newhook, F. J., New Zealand J. Sci. Tech., A, 24, 102 (1942). (Abst. Rev. Appl. Mycol., 23, 17 (1944).)

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