Plasmodiophora brassicae

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Synonyms for Plasmodiophora brassicae

a fungus resembling slime mold that causes swellings or distortions of the roots of cabbages and related plants

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Clubroot is caused by the fungus Plasmodiophora brassicae, which causes galls, or knots, in the roots.
Clubroot can cause premature crop ripening and economic losses due to reduced yield in host crops including canola.
The plants can still get clubroot, but it will be too late for them to be harmed.
Ludwig-MA1/4ller (1999) Induction of auxin biosynthetic enzymes by jasmonic acid and in clubroot diseased Chinese cabbage plants.
Clubroot can infect whenever the soil is moist and warm.
The Canola/Flax Agri-Science Cluster and Clubroot Risk Mitigation Project are part of the Canadian government's "Growing Forward" initiative, which will run from April 2010 until March 2013.
Researchers tested the most common diseases including potato blight (which also affects tomatoes), clubroot, rust, powdery and downy mildew.
Crop rotation prevents a build up of pests and diseases in the soil, such as clubroot in brassicas, eelworms in potatoes and tomatoes and root rots in peas and beans.
Mapping of two genes for resistance to clubroot (Plasmodiophora brassicas) in a population of doubled haploid lines of brassica oleracea by means of RFLP and AFLP markers.
These really are very tasty, and handy if you've grown cabbages in the same place for years and have a problem with clubroot.
Crop rotation is a must if clubroot (which deforms the roots and prevents them from absorbing soil nutrients) and rhizoctonia disease (wirestem) are to be avoided.
The second reason is to control disease and infection, but in practice, diseases such as clubroot in brassicas, can outlast a three-year rotation.
In addition, they will fumigate with new natural compounds to control Fusarium wilt on melons, root rot on strawberries, Phytophthora root rot on citrus, replant syndrome on apples, clubroot on cabbage, and damping-off on vegetable crops.
The smaller-leaved hybrid broccoli and self-blanching cauliflower does well--and there's no chance for them to get clubroot.