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Plasmodiophora brassicae: a review of an emerging pathogen of the Canadian canola (Brassica napus) crop.
UNLABELLED Plasmodiophora brassicae causes clubroot disease in cruciferous plants, and is an emerging threat to Canadian canola (Brassica napus) production. This review focuses on recent studies intoExpand
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Pathotype Classification of Plasmodiophora brassicae and its Occurrence in Brassica napus in Alberta, Canada
A field survey for clubroot of crucifers, caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae, was conducted in the regions surrounding Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in 2005. The presence of clubroot was confirmed in 41Expand
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Molecular characterization of a serine protease Pro1 from Plasmodiophora brassicae that stimulates resting spore germination.
Clubroot, caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae, is one of the most serious diseases of cultivated cruciferous crops in the world. However, the basis for pathogenicity in P. brassicae is not wellExpand
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Crop rotation, cultivar resistance, and fungicides/biofungicides for managing clubroot (Plasmodiophora brassicae) on canola
Abstract Select biofungicides and fungicides, used alone or with cultivar resistance or crop rotation, were assessed for their potential in integrated management of clubroot disease. The syntheticExpand
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Isolation and Variation in Virulence of Single-Spore Isolates of Plasmodiophora brassicae from Canada.
Clubroot of crucifers, caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae, is emerging as an important disease of canola (Brassica napus) in Alberta, Canada. Populations of the pathogen often consist of a mixture ofExpand
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Virulence and spread of Plasmodiophora brassicae [clubroot] in Alberta, Canada
Clubroot, caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae, has emerged as an important disease of canola (Brassica napus) in Alberta, Canada. Annual surveys from 2005 to 2008 revealed 405 clubroot-infestedExpand
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The Role of Primary and Secondary Infection in Host Response to Plasmodiophora brassicae.
The disease cycle of Plasmodiophora brassicae consists of a primary phase in root hairs followed by a secondary phase in the root cortex and adjacent tissues. However, the role of root hair infectionExpand
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Emergence of new virulence phenotypes of Plasmodiophora brassicae on canola (Brassica napus) in Alberta, Canada
Clubroot, caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae, is an important soilborne disease of canola (Brassica napus) in Alberta, Canada. Genetic resistance is the most effective clubroot management tool, andExpand
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Influence of cultivar resistance and inoculum density on root hair infection of canola (Brassica napus) by Plasmodiophora brassicae
The impact of cultivar resistance and inoculum density on the incidence of primary infection of canola root hairs by Plasmodiophora brassicae, the causal agent of clubroot, was assessed byExpand
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Potential biological control of clubroot on canola and crucifer vegetable crops
Clubroot caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae is an emerging threat to canola (Brassica napus) production in western Canada, and a serious disease on crucifer vegetable crops in eastern Canada. In thisExpand
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