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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.
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(Plant Pathology) a disease of cabbages and related plants, caused by the fungus Plasmodiophora brassicae, in which the roots become thickened and distorted
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(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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Brassica basics If your veg patch has had cabbage root fly or clubroot, sow brassicas in pots in a cold frame to put out later.
CROP HAZARDS THE main problem with turnips is clubroot and cabbage root fly, where white larvae around 5cm (2in) long feed on roots just below the soil surface, stunting growth and causing plants to wilt and die.
"Suppresion of Clubroot and Verticilum Yellows in Chinese Cabage in the Field by the endophytic fungus, Heteroconium chaetospira".
They should be followed by a "light feeder." 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.
Biochar increases soil pH, but is as ineffective as liming at controlling clubroot, Journal of Plant Pathology 97: 149-152.
Tsukada, "Linkage analysis of RFLP markers for clubroot resistance and pigmentation in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa ssp.
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.
Clubroot disease, caused by the pathogen Plasmodiophora brassicae, is one of the most serious problems in crucifer cultivation worldwide [1].
"Yeah, go on then." She knows she's taking a risk but Gordon seems engrossed in his latest subject, clubroot solutions for brassicas.