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Date1833
AuthorBassi
ContributionReported evidence of infectious nature of silkworm disease (muscardine).
ReferenceAnon.
NotesAgostini Bassi. Applied to Univ. of Pavia for permission to demonstrate findings on the infectious nature of mal de segno (muscardine) of silkworms. Garrison gives the date of his discovery as 1836; Lechevalier as 1835. Perhaps the 1833 report was oral. See 1834, 35.
CategoryCausation
Pathogen ClassFungi

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