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Date1861
AuthorBary
ContributionEstablished fungal causation of potato blight.
ReferenceAinsworth
NotesGerman plant pathologist Anton de Bary confirmed observation of Berkley (1845) re fungal etiology (Phytopthera infestans) of potato blight, and showed transmission by spores. See also Bary (deBary) 1863.
CategoryCausation
Pathogen ClassFungi

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