Rhizome rot of ginger (Zingiber officinale) caused by Pythium myriotylum in Fiji and Australia

@article{Stirling2011RhizomeRO,
  title={Rhizome rot of ginger (Zingiber officinale) caused by Pythium myriotylum in Fiji and Australia},
  author={Graham R. Stirling and U. Turaganivalu and Alastair M. Stirling and Mereia Fong Lomavatu and M. Kyle S. Smith},
  journal={Australasian Plant Pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={38},
  pages={453-460}
}
Observations on the etiology of rhizome rot of ginger are presented for Fiji and Australia. In Fiji, the disease generally develops during hot, wet conditions in March and April, and often causes losses of more than 50% in seed crops. In Australia, the disease was observed for the first time during the wet summer of 2007–08, almost totally destroying the… CONTINUE READING