Etiology and characterization of cucumber vine decline in Oman

A. M. Al-Sadi*, Fahad Al Said, K. S. Al-Kiyumi, R. S. Al-Mahrouqi, I. H. Al-Mahmooli, M. L. Deadman

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A long-term study was conducted between 2000 and 2009 to characterize the incidence, progress and causal agents of cucumber vine decline in Oman. A survey in 175 different greenhouses showed that disease incidence levels range from 0 to 50%, with the highest levels of mortality being in the hotter seasons. Detailed temporal disease increase data from 24 different greenhouses showed mortality progress consists of two phases. The first phase is characterized by attack of young seedlings (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192-197
Number of pages6
JournalCrop Protection
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011


  • ITS rDNA
  • Oomycetes
  • Phylogeny
  • Wilt

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agronomy and Crop Science


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