Sclerotium Rot of Cyclamen europaeum Caused by Sclerotium rolfsii
Sclerotium rolfsii에 의한 시클라멘 흰비단병

Jin-Hyeuk Kwon, Heung-Su Lee, Jinwoo Kim, Won-Il Kim, Hong-Sik Shim, Shun-Shan Shen
2014 Research in Plant Disease  
Sclerotium rot caused by Sclerotium rolfsii occurred on Cyclamen europaeum grown at the experimental greenhouse of Gyeongsangnam-do Agricultural Research and Extension Services in April 2013. Infected plants showed water-soaked appearance, wilting, and rotting; severely infected plants eventually died. White mycelial mats spread over lesions, and sclerotia were formed on leaves, petioles, and flower stalks near soil line. On the basis of mycological characteristics, ITS rDNA sequence analysis,
more » ... sequence analysis, and pathogenicity to host plants, this fungus was identified as S. rolfsii Saccardo. This is the first report of sclerotium rot on C. europaeum caused by S. rolfsii in Korea.
doi:10.5423/rpd.2014.20.3.223 fatcat:m5jvirdm3ffkbksc3732cgrd4y