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Journal of General Plant Pathology

, Volume 68, Issue 2, pp 189–190 | Cite as

Foot Rot of Ulluco Caused by Pythium aphanidermatum

  • Keisuke TOMIOKA
  • Toyozo SATO
  • Tateo NAKANISHI
Disease Note
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Severe rot of stem bases caused by Pythium aphanidermatum was found on ulluco (Ullucus tuberosus) grown in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan, in September 1999. The name “foot rot of ulluco” is proposed for this new disease.

Key words : new disease, Pythium aphanidermatum, foot rot, ulluco. 

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© The Phytopathological Society of Japan 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Keisuke TOMIOKA
    • 1
  • Toyozo SATO
    • 2
  • Tateo NAKANISHI
    • 1
  1. 1.National Agricultural Research Center for Western Region, Zentsuji 765-8508, JapanJP
  2. 2.National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba 305-8602, JapanJP

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