Mycologia, DEUTEROMYCOTINA, SPHAEROPSIDALES, PHOMACEAE .
Identification, Description, Biology, Epidemiology, Treatement, Possible misleading, Images
Brown spots on the root surface in the proximity of the collar.
In this area cortical crusts with a scaly aspect occur.
The affected foot is soft and the leaves wilt.
The lesions caused by this fungus can develop rot.
The disease is seed-borne and can also be transmitted by straw.
The fungus produces pycnidiospores which release brown pycnidia .
disseminated by the wind or the rain.
The infected plants yield dwarfed grains.
Infection is facilitated by high RH (>80%) and a temperature range between 15 - 25 °C.
Disinfect the soil.
Use treated seeds.
Apply treatment during the vegetation cycle.
HYP3 on line : Species (scientific name), Diseases (common names), Glossary, Crops.