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Black Rot (stub)

Quick Intro Physical Description Google Images Species & Taxonomy Kingdom: Phylum: Class: Order: Family: Genus Species:¬†Xanthomonas campestri Lifecycle   Plants Affected   Plants Unaffected   Geographical Range   Signs & Symptoms Whole Plant Leaves Flowers ¬† Fruit Roots/Tubers How to Positively Identify   Treatment Prevention & Control   Cultural Controls: Habitat: Temperature & Humidity:   […]

Black Leg

Fungal disease that affects cole crops (broccoli, cabbage, mustards, etc) primarily in warm wet seasons. Physical Description Google Images Species & Taxonomy Kingdom: Phylum: Class: Order: Family: Genus Species:¬†Phoma lingam Lifecycle   Plants Affected Broccoli Brussels Sprouts Cabbage Cauliflower Kale Kohlrabi Mustard (some) Radishes (some) Turnips Plants Unaffected   Geographical Range   Signs & Symptoms […]

Clubroot

Clubroot is caused by the soil-borne fungus Plasmodiophora brassicae, and it is the most serious disease of the brassica family. Physical Description Very serious problem where fungus attacks roots and kills the plant Google images of clubroot Species & Taxonomy Kingdom: Rhizaria Phylum: Cercozoa Class: Phytomyxea Order: Plasmodiophorales Family: Plasmodiophoraceae Genus Species: Plasmodiophora brassicae Lifecycle spores are […]

Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew on Lavender Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

Powdery mildew is a common fungal disease that effects many types of plants, and is fairly easy to manage. It causes poor growth and lower yields, but seldom kills the plant. There are many different species of powdery mildew that cause the disease on many different species of plants. See list of species and their […]