root rot/damping off (Rhizoctonia spp. ) on Boston swordfern (Nephrolepis exaltata ) - 5368536

root rot/damping off
Rhizoctonia sp. DC.

Host: Boston swordfern (Nephrolepis exaltata (L.) Schott)
Descriptor: Symptoms
Description: Leaflets show what appears to be Potassium deficiency symptoms (light brown areas near the margin of the leaf or just inside the margin). The problem is not a potassium deficiency in the medium but a lack of enough healthy roots to take up required nutrients.
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: Kentucky, United States

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Name: Paul Bachi
Organization: University of Kentucky Research and Education Center
Country: United States
Series:Root rot (Rhizoctonia) on Fern, Boston (Nephrolepis exaltata `Bostoniensis')

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Image uploaded on Thursday, March 06, 2008
Image Information last updated on Monday, November 03, 2008