Vegetable Research & Innovation

Potential of biofumigation for control of diseases caused by soil-borne sclerotial plant pathogens - a review. Revised on 6 November 06

This review summaries research work done and progress to date on soil biofumigation or soil amendment using Brassica crops for control of diseases caused by sclerotial plant pathogens. It also identifies areas requiring additional study to determine if biofumigation can be used successfully under New Zealand conditions.