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Root rot complex
Pythium spp., Rhizoctonia solani, Aphanomyces
cochlioides, and Phoma betae
- Beet root may be soft and rotten
- Beet roots may develop dark sunken lesions on surface of root
- Leaves may appear first red colored, then yellow and wilted
- Fluffy, white to grayish brown fungal growth may be present on rotted areas of the root
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Compacted or rocky soil
- Beet is misshaped, or very small
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