Phytophthora root and crown rots
Phytophthora spp. De Bary

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Chromista
Phylum: Oomycota
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Pythiaceae
Genus: Phytophthora

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Buckeye rot, Phytophthora blights


Common Name Reference: Tainter, F.H., and F.A. Baker. 1996. Principles of Forest Pathology. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. New York, 803 pp.

Scientific Name Reference: Index Fungorum. Paul Kirk. CABI, CBS and Landcare Research.