Seedling Blight of Festuca arizonica Caused by Rhizoctonia solani
Mopuri N. Reddy, Stanley H. Faeth
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DOI: 10.4236/ajps.2011.21006   PDF   HTML     4,738 Downloads   8,627 Views  

Abstract

We report here a damping-off disease occurring at the seedling stage of the grass Festuca arizonica (Arizona fescue) that is caused by the soil-borne fungal pathogen Rhizoctonia solani.

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M. Reddy and S. Faeth, "Seedling Blight of Festuca arizonica Caused by Rhizoctonia solani," American Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2011, pp. 50-51. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2011.21006.

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