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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Authors

A T. Gulvin

Keywords

Plant quarantine, Plant diseases, Disease control, Australia

First Page Number

452

Last Page Number

453

Abstract

LATE blight of potatoes in 1830, powdery mildew of grapes in 1847, phylloxera in 1861, downy mildew in 1875, and black rot in 1838 . . . It was this grim list of plant disease epidemics in Europe that forced Governments to protect plants by quarantine.

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