Survey on the prevalence of Rhizoctonia spp. in European soils and determination of the baseline sensitivity towards sedaxane in plant pathology

Using X-ray CT and real time PCR to quantify the effects of R. solani on roots of oil seed rape and wheat
This is the first application of high resolution X-ray micro Computed Tomography (X-ray µCT) and real-time PCR to study host-pathogen interactions in situ and elucidate the mechanism of Rhizoctonia damping-off disease over a 6-day period caused by R. solani, anastomosis group (AG) 2-1 in wheat (Triticum aestivum cv. Gallant) and oil seed rape (OSR, Brassica napus cv. Marinka).