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Raspberry: Detection and quantification of Phytophthora rubi in soil and in plant tissue.

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SF 130 - Raspberry: Detection and quantification of Phytophthora rubi in soil and in plant tissue.

Start Date: 
01/04/2012
Completion Date: 
31/03/2014
Project Leader: 
Jeff Peters
Code: 
SF 130

The aims of this project are to improve the detection and quantification of Phytophthora rubi in soil and plant material by developing and validating a novel quantitative DNA assay.  It also aims to determine the link between soil DNA levels and raspberry root rot and cane death based on soil inoculum densities in pot trials.