Foot Rot of Ulluco Caused by Pythium aphanidermatum
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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.
© The Phytopathological Society of Japan 2002