Agronomic Crops

Granville Wilt of Flue-Cured Tobacco

Clemson Extension Program Team

Agronomic Crops

Publication Date

Winter 2-8-2021

Publication Number

LGP 1105


Granville wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) is the most destructive, yield limiting soil borne disease of flue-cured tobacco in South Carolina. This publication will include information on the pathogen itself, disease cycle and epidemiology, symptomology, similar diseases and management recommendations. This disease can't be control by any one management practice. Combining as many of the recommended management practices as possible into an integrated pest management plan is the key to achieving any level of suppresion.

Publication Type



Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension

Publisher City

Clemson, SC

Target Audiences

growers, extension agents