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Search results for '"Phylum\: Oomycota"'
Phytophthora medicaginis (Phytophthora root rot of lucerne)
P. medicaginis is a pathogen that can be either soil or water borne; its invasiveness is limited to periods when the soil is very wet or flooded...
Phytophthora vignae (Phytophthora stem rot of cowpea)
Under favourable environmental conditions and in a susceptible cultivar, losses caused by P. vignae in cowpea can reach 100% (Purss, 1957; Davis et...
Plasmopara viticola (grapevine downy mildew)
P. viticola has caused significant impacts on grape production since the 1800s. During the early culture of European varieties in the USA, yield...
A. astaci is the cause of crayfish plague in freshwater crayfish species susceptible to the disease, such as European and Australian...
Phytophthora colocasiae (taro leaf blight)
This disease can lead to a 30-40% crop loss in heavily infected taro fields (Jackson et al., 1975). The fungus is widespread in South-East Asia and...
Phytophthora cambivora (root rot of forest trees)
P. cambivora is an invasive species that persists and spreads in different environments. Its invasiveness is increased by its capacity to survive...
Phytophthora infestans (Phytophthora blight)
Introduction Late blight of potatoes or tomatoes can be a devastating disease with dramatic and disastrous economic consequences. It...
Phytophthora megakarya (black pod of cocoa)
Black pod disease of cocoa in West Africa, caused almost exclusively by P. megakarya, still remains one of the most serious constraints on cocoa...
Phytophthora cinnamomi (Phytophthora dieback)
P. cinnamomi is a soilborne pathogen that is now widely established in many parts of the world. Initial long-range spread is likely...
Phytophthora ramorum (sudden oak death (SOD))
Phytophthora ramorum is considered an invasive species due to its ability to spread, persist, and reproduce in new environments. Its...
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