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Thielaviopsis basicola  (Berk. & Broome) Ferraris (1912)

Black root rot


- classification : Fungi, Ascomycota, Sordariomycetes, Hypocreomycetidae, Microascales, Ceratocystidaceae
- synonyme: Chalara elegans Nag Raj & WB Kendr., (1975)
- English name: Black root rot

T. basicola is a fungus present in many countries of the world and attacking a large number of cultivated hosts.

It is reported on some Cucurbitaceae: cucumber, zucchini, watermelon, melon . We have only very sporadically observed it on the roots of this last plant in France .
Last change : 04/30/21