Pacific Pests and Pathogens Pacific Pests & Pathogens - Mini Fact Sheet Edition

Damping-off (047) Print Fact Sheet


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Commonly, Pythium and Rhizoctonia are involved, but Fusarium and Phytophthora may also cause similar diseases. Note, Pythium and Phytophthora are not fungi but water moulds or oomycetes, related to algae.

AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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