Rhizoctonia on Sugar Beet: Importance, Identification, and Control in the Northwest

Oliver T. Neher and John J. Gallian
PNW 629 | Published November 2011, Reviewed 2023


Color photographs illustrate symptoms of Rhizoctonia foliar blight and crown and root rot on sugar beet. The text discusses disease symptoms, the causal organism, and control measures including cultural practices, fungicides, beneficial organisms, and resistant varieties.

About the authors

Oliver T. Neher
Extension plant pathologist and assistant professor
University of Idaho Kimberly Research and Extension Center
John J. Gallian
Professor emeritus of plant pathology
University of Idaho

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