Japanese Journal of Phytopathology
Online ISSN : 1882-0484
Print ISSN : 0031-9473
ISSN-L : 0031-9473
On the “Sore Shin” disease of grown-up cotton plants and several other fibre-plants
Takuken MATUO
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1949 Volume 13 Issue 3-4 Pages 26-28


Cotton plants at various growing stages were inoculated with a culture of Corticium vagum B. et C., isolated from a cotton seedling. The results of experiments showed that the cotton plant was invaded by the fungus throughout the growing stages. The susceptibility seems, however, to be reduced as the plant grows older. Percentage of infection of the seedlings was higher in wet soil than in dry soil but no remarkable difference was found as to grown plants.
Inoculation experiments with the same fungus upon the grown-up hemp, abutilon, jute and flax showed that the isolate was also pathogenic to these fibre-plants tested.

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