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Rhizoctonia solani and Pythium spp.
- Leaves turn yellow and wilt
- Plants are stunted
- The base of the stem may turn brown and crack
- Roots have brown sunken areas and lack root hairs
- The outer root tissue may be easily removed leaving behind thin, stringy root cores.
- Disease favors cool, wet soil with poor drainage
- Lab test necessary to distinguish between Rhizoctonia and Pythium Root Rot
- More information on Rhizoctonia root rot
- More information on Pythium root rot