club root


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club·root

or club root  (clŭb′ro͞ot′, -ro͝ot′)
n.
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.

club root

n
1. (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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The wallflower is a member of the cabbage family and so can be prone to the vegetable's problems such as club root and downy mildew.
This avoids a build-up of soil pests and diseases, such as club root, which is worse on acid soils and thrives on the cabbage family.
Plant materials suffering from soil-borne diseases such as club root and white rot should not be added to a compost heap.
Blossom end rot of tomatoes, black heart of celery, club root of cabbage, punk centers of apples, and many other abnormalities will be observed as crops mature and their demand for calcium increases.
Some people on the site tell me that they have club root, and this can be another reason for keeping brassicas in pots.
This treatment will help reduce attack by club root disease.
The only items which need burning are diseased plants such as tomatoes and potatoes hit by blight and brassicas with club root etc.
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