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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Intermediate resistance also was seen when FC201 was tested at Shakopee, MN, in 2002 and 2003 for resistance to Aphanomyces root rot. In the BSDF curly top nursery at Kimberly, ID, in 2003, FC201 had a DI of 5.0 over three replications (not statistically analyzed) compared to 'US H11' with a DI of 3.3 and 'Monohikari' with a DI of 7.0 (1 = no damage to 9 = plant dead).
Blush also has moderate root rot tolerance from 84BR-1122.
Meanwhile, scientists in the ARS Sugar Beet Research Unit at Fort Collins, Colorado, have produced dozens of breeding lines with varying levels of resistance to three other serious diseases: curly top virus, spread by insects known as leafhoppers; Rhizoctonia root rot, a soilborne fungal disease; and Cercospora leaf spot, another fungus.
The cultivar also withstands Pythium and Fusarium fungi, soil-dwelling microbes that can inflict costly root rots.
FC 710 (PI 542971) was developed through two cycles of recurrent selection, with progeny tests for rhizoctonia root rot resistance and sucrose yield, and nine cycles of mass selection for rhizoctonia root rot.
At Avon, a long-term farming systems field trial in a semiarid region of southern Australia, an initial high incidence of Rhizoctonia root rot in wheat was observed to decline over a subsequent period of 10 years (Roget 1995).
Imagine purchasing a nice, new home, only to have a large, old oak tree fall on your roof a few weeks later--or learning that a poplar tree is plagued with dangerous root rot and will cost $6,000 to be removed.
It sounds like you looked after your camellia well, with good watering and feeding routine, so it is possible that your shrub was simply a victim of a fungal disease such as root rot or dieback which caused such a drastic decline.
It sounds like you looked after your camellia well, with a good watering and feeding routine, so it is possible that your shrub was simply a victim of a fungal disease such as root rot or dieback which caused such a drastic decline.
Because these shrubs are shallow rooted, don't let them become waterlogged as this contributes to root rot, which is the No.
The reinforced quality controls were in response to complaints from Indonesia, Vietnam and Egypt, in particular, concerning areas such as fusarium head blight, ophiobolus root rot among other quality issues.