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Damping Off

Author: 
Olsen, Mary W.
Young, Deborah
Publication Date: 
January 2011
Publication Number: 
AZ1029
Pages: 
2 pp.
Abstract or Description: 
Damping off is caused by several different fungi under different environmental conditions. The fungi include Pythium, Rhizoctonia solani, and Thielaviopsis basicola. This article discusses the symptoms, environmental conditions, diseases, prevention and control methods for the damping-off caused by fungi.
Revised 1/2011. Originally published: 1998.
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Contributor: 
Plant Pathology
Relation: 
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1029
Keyword: 
fungi
diseases
plant diseases
pythium
rhizoctonia solani
thielaviopsis basicola
Type: 
Text
Subject Category: 
Gardening/Horticulture
Plant Diseases
Plant Production/Crops