Plasmodiophora brassicae

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Noun1.Plasmodiophora brassicae - a fungus resembling slime mold that causes swellings or distortions of the roots of cabbages and related plants
genus Plasmodiophora, Plasmodiophora - type genus of Plasmodiophoraceae comprising minute plant parasitic fungi similar to and sometimes included among the slime molds
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
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(iii) Five out of 6 experiments in cluster 3 (IDs 9, 28, 29, 31, and 32; Botrytis cinerea, Plasmodiophora brassicae, and Fusarium oxysporum pv.
Clubroot is caused by the fungus Plasmodiophora brassicae, which causes galls, or knots, in the roots.
Clubroot disease, caused by the pathogen Plasmodiophora brassicae, is one of the most serious problems in crucifer cultivation worldwide [1].