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  • n. A common disease of cabbages, radishes, turnips, and other plants of the Cruciferae, caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae, in which galls form on latent roots, rendering them clublike.
  • n. A root thus affected.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disease of the roots of cabbage, consisting of large swellings, caused by the myxomycetous fungus Plasmodiophora Brassicæ.


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club +‎ root


  • However, in the case of a fungi such as clubroot, which can live on in the soil, it is more appropriate to plant a rotation of noncrucifer crops for several seasons.

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  • Some diseases only affect certain crop families, for example tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) only occurs in solanaceous crops (tomato, pepper, eggplant, potato, tomatillo), and the fungus causing clubroot only on crucifers

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  • For example, if clubroot fungi (which only affect members of the crucifer family) infest cabbage growing in one garden bed, kale planted in that bed the following year will probably also be affected.

    5. How plants live and grow

  • Evaluation of radish cultivars for resistance to clubroot (Plasmodiophora brassicae) Race 6, for mid-western United States.

    Chapter 27

  • A few slime molds do cause disease in plants, such as cabbage clubroot disease, which is caused by

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  • They are responsible for some diseases of eelgrass and marine animals parasites that grow as naked protoplasms in plants, algae, fungi, and other small organisms and are responsible for certain diseases in plants such as cabbage clubroot disease

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  • Soon the tomatoes will catch a virus and fail to produce (not that they ever do well in my garden), the brassicas will develop clubroot, eel worms will run rampant, and so forth.

    The Berkeley Daily Planet, The East Bay's Independent Newspaper

  • My Brussels sprouts 'Crispus' F1 (DT Brown) are also clubroot resistant) and shaping up beautifully. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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