Image Number: 4824022

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Development
Description:
Infections occur on seedlings in sandy soils as sand, washed by rain and irrigation ("sand splash"), accumulates at the base of the seedlings, creating a microenvironment of reduced aeration and increased relative humidity which favors infection.
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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Hymenomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Ceratobasidiales
Family: Ceratobasidiaceae
Genus: Rhizoctonia
Subject: Rhizoctonia solani J.G. Kühn

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Subject: Pinus palustris P. Mill.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Image last updated:
Friday, August 31, 2001