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or club root  (clŭb′ro͞ot′, -ro͝ot′)
A disease of cabbage and related plants, caused by a parasitic protist (Plasmodiophora brassicae) and characterized by knobby or club-shaped swellings on the roots and wilting, yellowing, and stunted growth of aboveground parts.


(Plant Pathology) a disease of cabbages and related plants, caused by the fungus Plasmodiophora brassicae, in which the roots become thickened and distorted


(ˈklʌbˌrut, -ˌrʊt)

a disease of plants of the cabbage family characterized by swollen roots, caused by a slime mold, Plasmodiophora brassicae.
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Lime time Apply lime after digging soil if your pH needs to be raised to grow brassicas, which are at risk of clubroot on acid soil.
Planting brassicas two years in a row in the same plot runs the risk of disease, especially clubroot, and the soil may be depleted of nutrients.
Proper equipment sanitization especially removal of large clumps of soil from farm machinery, vehicles and tools is a key factor for preventing the spread of soil-borne insects like wheat midge, weed seeds, pathogens, and diseases like clubroot, verticillium wilt and soybean cyst nematode that can be carried in soil and spread to other fields.
Sadly, there is no other treatment for clubroot disease, so to avoid it, stop walking on your soil.
Influence of particle size and application method on the efficacy of calcium cyanamide for control of clubroot of vegetable brassicas.
During the pathogeneses of the clubroot disease in Chinese cabbage nitrilase activity is induced by jasmonic acid (Grsic et al.
Key track: In the Twilight For fans of: Clubroot, ID3 THE PROTOTYPES Another duo, The Prototypes share their name with a UK indie rock band most known for having a track on FIFA.
Cauliflowers can also be prone to clubroot disease, a fungal infection which attacks the plant through the soil via its root hairs.
She knows she's taking a risk but Gordon seems engrossed in his latest subject, clubroot solutions for brassicas.
Clubroot clobbering my spring cabbage WILL 9 clubroot re-infect the spring cabbages that I'm about to plant?
Mustard oils in crucifers and their relation to resistance to clubroot.
6 million of government funding will support the Clubroot Risk Mitigation Project, which seeks to identify best management practices and breed clubroot-resistant canola varieties.