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10616. Anderson, D.. undated. Mustard, bacteria provide natural control of pea root rot.. Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems newsletter, Univ. Wisconsin, Madison..
Processing peas, a major Wisconsin crop, suffer up to 15% yield loss due to diseases which can remain in the soil for up to 10 years. There is no good control for pea root rot at present. Researchers are testing green manure plowdowns as a possible control, using white mustard. Also, pea seeds are being coated with fungi-fighting bacteria before planting.

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