Root and Crown Rot

(Phytophthora cinnamomi).
Damage: Patches of bushes in a field look weak, have small yellow leaves, and few blossoms or berries. Infection often occurs in low areas of the field with poor drainage. Roots are soft and brown, may lack feeder roots.
Disease cycle: This fungus-like organism thrives in warm, wet soils.

Root RotSiva Sabaratnam, BCAGRI

Root Rot DeclineSiva Sabaratnam, BCAGRI