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Rhizoctonia Damping-Off in Groundnut

Rhizoctonia damping off


Rhizoctonia Damping-Off


Seedlings show sunken, elongate, dark brown areas just below the soil surface (Fig.).The lesions enlarge, become black, and girdle the hypocotyls (Fig.). Similar lesions develop on tap roots, and extend to the entire root system leading to dry root rot. Subsequently the plants are killed.

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