Yellows of Brassicas
Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. conglutinans
Yellow leaves that often twist sideways. Yellow to brown discoloration of vascular tissue.
Stunted or slow growing plants and only one side of the plant may be affected.
Biology:Favoured by warm conditions and potassium deficiency.
Survives in the soil for many years.
Spread by movement of soil and water flows.
Life Cycle:Origin and History:
Management and Control:
Plant resistant varieties.
Apply adequate potassium.
Related and Similar Species:Crown Rot of Cereals (Fusarium graminearum Group 1)
Head Scab of Wheat (Fusarium graminearum Group II)
References:(Donald et al., 2002)
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