root rot


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root rot

n.
Any of several plant diseases caused by oomycetes or fungi and characterized by rotting of the roots and often by yellowing or wilting of the leaves.
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Noun1.root rot - disease characterized by root decay; caused by various fungi
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
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Overview Objectives : Eucalypt and Acacia plantation technologies have been widely adopted by smallholders and private sector growers in Indonesia and Vietnam over the past 20 years, but now face threats from bacterial wilt and root rot diseases.
Root rot infections are usually limited to just 20% to 30% of a field.
But the treatment, mefenoxam, is ineffective against the pathogen causing Aphanomyces root rot (ARR) common to Midwestern soils.
Hardpan will not soak up water and water will puddle up; root rot becomes a problem.
sprinkler) irrigation as oaks are susceptible to root rot.
However, this process may lead to an over-saturation of the soil, leading to root rot and molding issues.
sp radicis-lycopersici Jarvis and Shomaker (Forl) responsible of Fusarium crown and root rot, is known among soil-borne diseases the most devastating of the tomato crop in the worldwide [10] and one of the most serious fungal diseases and more difficult to control, which is a veritable scourge for this interest economic culture, thereby eliminating these ubiquitous pathogens is not easy because their saprophytic power and their ability to colonize non-host plants allow it to survive in adverse conditions, and they are able to persist in infested soil for more than 10 years in the absence of tomato plant [5].
The scholars include Aneela Saleem, daughter of Muhammad Saleem in the subject of Urdu after approval of her thesis entitled "Jabir Ali Sayyed Hayat aur Adabi Khidmaat", Noor Zaman, son of Gul Jehan in the subject of Mycology & Plant Pathology after approval of his thesis entitled "Management of Root Rot of Arachis Hypogaea L.
Resist the temptation to overwater native plants; otherwise, they can succumb to root rot, a deadly fungus for plants.
In addition to annual germplasm improvements, this year's breeding pipeline advanced four projects, including the launch of phytophthora root rot resistant soybeans which targets the second most significant soybean disease in the United States, with an average yield loss of 44 million bushels per year.
However, do not overwater or let the plant sit in water since they are susceptible to root rot and there is no "cure" for root rot