A New Rhizoctonia Fungus on Turfgrass in Ontario

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A New Rhizoctonia Fungus on Turfgrass in Ontario

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dc.contributor.author Gowan, Russ
dc.contributor.author Olds, Darcy
dc.contributor.author Hsiang, Tom
dc.date.accessioned 2010-12-16T19:35:16Z
dc.date.available 2010-12-16T19:35:16Z
dc.date.issued 2006-06
dc.identifier.citation Gowan, R., Olds, D., Hsiang, T. "A New Rhizoctonia Fungus on Turfgrass in Ontario" GreenMaster 41.3 (June 2006): 28-30 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/2369
dc.description.abstract The fungal genus Rhizoctonia contains many species, which cause diseases of plants (Tredway and Burpee 2001, Smiley et al. 2005). Turf diseases include brown patch caused by R. solani and yellow patch caused by R. cerealis. Other Rhizoctonia species which cause diseases on turfgrass are R. zeae and R. oryzae. These two organisms are probably variants of a single fungal species named Waitea circinata (Oniki et al.) and both cause a single disease that has several different names, including hot weather brown patch, leaf and sheath spot, leaf and sheath rot, leaf and sheath blight, sheath spot, Rhizoctonia patch or brown ring patch, among others. For simplicity,it will be referred to in this article as sheath spot.
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher GreenMaster en
dc.subject R. solani en
dc.subject brown patch en
dc.subject Ontario en
dc.subject Turfgrass en
dc.subject Rhizoctonia en
dc.title A New Rhizoctonia Fungus on Turfgrass in Ontario en
dc.type Article en


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