root rot


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root rot

[′rüt ‚rät]
(plant pathology)
Any of various plant diseases characterized by decay of the roots.
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Yang's results show that the equipment could detect the presence, location, and disease progression of cotton root rot, as well as invasive weeds and areas affected by drought stress.
Thus, the tomato plants inoculated with antagonist a week before the pathogen don't present any disease symptoms (Plank 01 and 02), contrary to the ones inoculated with the antagonist a week after the pathogen, where the yellowing and wilting symptoms (Plank 01) and root rot (Plank 02) were shown like if it are no treated.
Excess water can lead to root rot disease, whose symptoms include yellowing leaves and early fruit drop.
This paper reports the isolation of 3 groups of bacteria that interact to suppress Rhizoctonia root rot on wheat seedlings using a step-wise approach to progressively narrow down organisms contributing to disease suppression.
The soil should remain constantly damp and the growing medium should be free draining and not hold a lot of water, preventing root rot due to the roots being constantly wet.
The bottom of the planter needs good drainage with holes to prevent root rot, a barrier screen to keep the soil from being washed out in the rain and during watering, and a couple of inches of drainage material like pebbles or broken clay pots.
Overwatering: Heavy summer watering can cause root rot in native trees.
Oak root rot is responsible for considerable tree losses in commercial peach production in the southeastern United States, including South Carolina.
Data on disease resistance for white mold, soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS), soybean cyst nematode (SCN), rhizoctonia root rot and seed mottling are available for many varieties.
If you can avoid root rot, then there's a good chance you'll avoid trouble.
However, a growing number of investigators, including some formerly ardent evolutionary-tree nurturers now suspect that the branching cladistic creations suffer from conceptual root rot.
Soggy soil can prevent nutrients and air from reaching plant roots, inviting unwanted diseases such as root rot.