Alfalfa Diseases in Texas and Their Management

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Date of Publication
December 14, 2021
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Overview

There are a multitude of diseases that affect alfalfa worldwide-many of which are capable of causing substantial losses. However, very few of those diseases occur or cause significant loss in Texas, either because the climate does not support their development or the agents that cause them are absent. The impact of a disease on the crop is dependent upon the interaction of the causal agent, the plant, and the growing environment. This is the most important infectious disease of alfalfa in Texas because the pathogen is so widespread within the state. (4 pages)

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