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Identifying and Distinguishing Seedling and Root Rot Diseases of Sugar Beets

R. M. Harveson

September 2006

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Sugar beets are susceptible to a number of seedling and root rot diseases that constrain profitable sugar beet production. Since numerous environmental and cultural factors may cause symptoms that could be confused with symptoms caused by these pathogens, it is important to correctly identify and differentiate between various diseases and problems to effectively manage them. The goal of this guide is to assist in the identification and effective differentiation of various seedling and root rot diseases common to sugar beet.

doi:10.1094/PHP-2006-0915-01-DG

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