Hot water treatment: an effective method for disinfecting chestnut scions against chestnut gall wasp

The hot water treatment (HWT) was evaluated for pest and disease control, and specifically its use to prevent the spread of the chestnut gallwasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu in chestnut plants in nurseries.


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