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Juan Bautista Marchionatto

Juan Bautista Marchionatto Sticco, Argentine plant pathologist and mycologist (Buenos Aires 19 August 1896 – Buenos Aires 02 January 1955)
 
 
ACHIEVEMENTS
Determined Spondylodadium atrovirens as agent of silver scurf of potato tubers (1934)
 
Proposed Brevipalpus phoenicis as vector of Citrus leprosies rhabdovirus (1938)
 
Proposed regulation and evasion principle for control of plant diseases (1949)

First to study the effectiveness of dry treatments for wheat bunt

Investigaciones sobre el tratamiento seco en la lucha contra la “carie” del trigo. Rev. Fac. Agron. 16:88-92, 1925


Determined the procedure for flyspeck control of  Cara Sucia apple variety

Tratamiento eficaz para combater la fumagina de la manzana Cara Sucia. Circ. Secc. Prop. Inform. Min. Agric. Nac. 468:1-7, 1925 


Described a new disease

Wilting of the terminal bud in potato . Intern. B. Plant Protect. 15:161-2, 1941


Headed Instituto de Investigação sobre la langosta (Institute of Research about Grasshopper), one of world’s most relevant in this field

 

Presented a new sanitary technique for fruits
Nueva tecnica sanitaria en la exportación de frutas argentinas
 
 

DESCRIBED NEW VALID FUNGI

Cordyceps ignota 1946

Pseudocercospora escalloniae 1946

Rhinotrichum griseo-roseum 1941

Septobasidium caveniae 1941

Sporotrichum paranaense 1933