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Ginger soft rot (162) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Soft rot, rhizome rot

Scientific Name

Pythium spp. Pythium myriotylum is the most serious of the species on ginger.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Photo 1 Robert Fullerton, Plant & Food Research, Auckland, New Zealand.

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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