Rhizoctonia diseases affecting the yield and quality of potatoes
An account of the damage to potatoes caused by the fungus Rhizoctonia solani and a description of its biology, epidemiology and control.
Year of Publication2009
Rhizoctonia solani causes stem and stolon canker of potatoes and black scurf of tubers, reducing saleable yield and quality. Sources of infection include the soil, plant debris and contaminated seed potatoes. Factors affecting the incidence of the disease are described and related to cultural and chemical control methods.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Potatoes
- Subject Collection > Horticulture > Horticulture for gardening
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Pest & disease control
Additional keywords/tagsplant pathologypests and diseases of potatoescultural control
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