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mushy or slimy decay of plants caused by bacteria or fungi

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Detection, identification and differentiation of Pectobacterium and Dickeya species causing potato blackleg and tuber soft rot: a review.
Although calcium has been reported to be effective in disease management in different crops [13], including blackleg and soft rot in potato [7, 8], the effect of this nutrient on disease resistance in potatoes has not been investigated in Zimbabwe.
Pectobacterium wasabiae SCC3193 has been a model strain in the research of soft rot molecular biology.
This is the first study to reveal that these four strains are causative agents of soft rot disease in potato, onion and pepper in East Anatolia and also in Turkey.
Aitken, "Pythium soft rot of ginger: Detection and identification of the causal pathogens, and their control," Crop Protection, vol.
Many pectolytic bacteria have been associated with soft rot diseases of plant[11].
In the present study, we established an aiiA gene transformation system of soft rot resistant.
Plant material with symptoms of soft rot disease were selected in order to isolate bacterial plant pathogens as described (Perombelon and Kelman, 1980).
It was postulated that this may confer enhanced resistance to other diverse tuber diseases including black scurf and tuber soft rot.
Isolation, characterization, and identification of biological control agent for potato soft rot in bangladesh.
Summary: Among the fungi, the soft rot fungus Trichoderma has shown to be efficient producers of xylan degrading enzyme.
If you're putting plants back in there, try to space them out to allow good airflow around them which will help stop the build-up of diseases such as soft rot and mildew.
Tomato and pepper fruit are commonly infected with soft rot bacteria but other vegetable fruits are also susceptible.
Soft rot was especially prevalent in the hardwood test stakes.
The scientists found that three of the compounds they tested provided some protection against Rhizopus soft rot, a fungus that infects sweetpotatoes after harvest by invading through breaks in the skin.