Invasive Species Compendium

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Club root.

Abstract

Information is given about club root, a disease of cabbage [Brassica oleracea var. capitata], cauliflower [B. oleracea var. botrytis], turnip [B. campestris var. rapa], swede [B. napus var. napobrassica], radish [Raphanus sativus], Cheiranthus (wallflowers), Matthiola (stocks), Aubrieta (aubretia) and Capsella bursa-pastoris (shepherd's purse), caused by the fungus Plasmodiophora brassicae.