Common Root Rot – Cochliobolus Sativus

Common root rot can be caused by many plant pathogens. Root rot caused by Cochliobolus sativus is being found more and more often as a seed borne contaminant in seed germination and plate tests. This fungal plant pathogen can be a major cause of crop damage and yield loss. This disease can cause abnormal seedlings in the germination test with shortened, twisted leaves and missing coleoptiles. For more information click on the link below:$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/prm2394