Club Root

  • R. Kenneth Horst
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This genus, founded on the club root organism, has a somewhat doubtful taxonomic position. Formerly considered a slime-mold, one of the Myxomycetes, then placed in the Chytridiales, lowest order of true fungi, it is now placed in a separate order, Plasmodiophorales.


Sweet Potato Thirteenth Century Soil Infestation Cambial Cell Distorted Mass 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kenneth Horst
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  1. 1.Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe BiologyCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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