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Damping-off diseases.

Abstract

Information is given about damping-off (also known as wilt, seedling blight, root rot, Rhizoctonia damping-off or Rhizoctonia), a disease many species caused by the fungi Pythium spp. and Rhizoctonia solani [Thanatephorus cucumeris].