Riczu, P., Bíró, G., Sulyok, E., Nagy, A., Tamás, J., & Szabó, Z. (2016). Determination of chlorophyll content in case of peach leaf curl disease (Taphrina deformans) with spectral analysis. International Journal of Horticultural Science, 18(2), 49-52. https://doi.org/10.31421/IJHS/18/2/1032
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One of the most important conditions of high quality fruit production is the early detection of hytopathologycal infections. The most dangerous disease of peach (Prunus persica) is the Taphrina deformans, which causes serious damages mainly in the years where the weather condition is cool and wet. In this study, healthy and naturally diseased leaves by peach leaf curl were investigated in the laboratory of University of Debrecen, CAAES, Institute of Water and Environmental Management. Both of hyperspectral measurement and the values of spectrophotometer shown the chlorophyll content of diseased leaves were lower than the healthy samples. Based on the experiments the water status of investigated leaves established the infected leaves contained more water in their tissues.