Seed-borne Primary Infection in Downy Mildew, Sclerospora maydis (Racib.) Butler

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DOWNY mildew, Sclerospora maydis (Racib.) Butler, is a very destructive disease of corn in Indonesia and can wipe out whole fields. In 1964, the disease caused an average 90 per cent infection in Tjiandjur, West Java, causing a total crop failure in that area.

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PURAKUSUMAH, H. Seed-borne Primary Infection in Downy Mildew, Sclerospora maydis (Racib.) Butler. Nature 207, 1312–1313 (1965). https://doi.org/10.1038/2071312a0

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