Management of Rhizomania Disease of Sugarbeet Grant uri icon



  • The objectives are to 1) develop field practices for control of sugarbeet rhizomania and test existing practices developed elsewhere for adaptability to the Idaho growing area; 2) develop techniques for quantifying viruliferous cystosori of Polymyxa betae from soil; 3) determine host factors that stimulate the germination of vector cystosori; and 4) combine control measures into an integrated disease management program.

date/time interval

  • July 1, 1998 - June 30, 2004

sponsor award ID

  • IDA01154