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Persimmon Wilt Disease

From: dgholston@aol.com (DGholston)
Newsgroups: alt.agriculture.fruit
Subject: Re: Persimmon Wilt Disease

Persimmon wilt is pretty much a southeastern U.S.disease and is usually brought on by heavy, poorly-drained soils. It is essentially a root rot caused a variety of soil fungi. you should be able to get good information from the Florida Persimmon Growers. Contact Lou Lowder, 15252 NW. Highway 129, Trenton, FL 32693. (353) 463-7742.

Don Gholston California Rere Fruit Growers. http://www.crfg.org/

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