Mosaic Disease of the Narcissus


THE problem fcwrnosaic' or 'stripe' disease of Narcissus paflrmterested growers and others for some considerable time. Recently much work has been carried ftyjj h *ne disease in the United States by Haajws, raSlolland by van Slogteren and his colleagues, ancnyV*r p"t Britain by Caldwell and his colleagues. Though not all the details have been worked out, some clear-cut conclusions have been arrived at, and it seems worth while taking stock of the present position.

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CALDWELL, J. Mosaic Disease of the Narcissus. Nature 158, 735–736 (1946).

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