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- n. A genus of fungi consisting of sterile mycelia which produce root-rot in various plants. The hyphæ are rather stout and dark-colored. R. violacea attacks the roots of clover and alfalfa, producing a violet coating at first and later black sclerotia. R. Solani attacks potatoes. Corticium vagum Solani is said to be the fruiting condition of this species.
“Cornmeal works as a disease fighter in the soil by providing and stimulating existing beneficial microorganisms that feed on pathogens such as rhizoctonia, better known as brown patch in St. Augustine.”
“Other factors that influenced severity, such as rhizoctonia, which Harper Adams research had suggested had a synergistic effect, also needed to be incorporated, he said.”
“Control of diseases (for example, pythium and rhizoctonia fungi) and pests (such as Iygus bug).”
“Other products that control pythium include Allegiance and Dynasty, while Argent and NuFlow M are other treatments applied for rhizoctonia.”
“Most seed treatment combinations will contain at least one ingredient for pythium control and one for rhizoctonia.”
“Mixes like RTU Baytan, Thiram perform similarly with Baytan controlling rhizoctonia and Thiram controlling pythium.”
“The addition of Maxim to Apron broadens the spectrum of control to include rhizoctonia, sclerosium rolfsi, and various rots.”
“New on-planter option for rhizoctonia control in potato seed crops”
“The soil borne fungus rhizoctonia threatens to infect cereals in Australian cropping regions this season.”
“Melody are a different story with severe rhizoctonia leaving an ugly sample that we shall have to grade.”
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