This short video (also on YouTube) is produced by Professor Verreet, Head of the Department of Phytopathology at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany, who was recognized in 2014 by the American Phytopathological Society (APS) for Excellence in Teaching. It is part of a video collection aimed to give students a vivid and lasting understanding of pathogen life cycles at the micro-scale, as affected by cultivation and environment.The full video can be orderd at the APS websit:www.apsnet.org/publications
- How to diagnose Rhizcotonia root rot
Per the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA), Rhizoctonia root rot is a significant broad acre crop issue in Western Australia. It is difficult to diagnose, so it’s important to be aware of the key paddock and plant symptoms to correctly identify it. This video (also on YouTube) gives an outline of these symptoms, as well as crop monitoring tips to help diagnose the constraint.
- Rhizoctonia control options videos by the Grains Research and Development Corporation of the Australian Government
Managing Rhizoctonia root disease
Miss A. Cook, Senior Research Officer at the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) discusses Rhizoctonia root disease and the work she has been conducting to lessen its impact on cereal crop at the Minnipa Agricultural Centre on the upper Eyre Peninsula. This video is also available on YouTube.
Rhizoctonia in your paddocks
This webinar held by D. Hueberli on the 28th August 2015 describes how to determine if you have Rhizoctonia bare patch in your cereal crops and what management options are available. This video is also available on YouTube
- Rhizoctonia solani AG8: new breakthroughs in control and management
A video (also available on YouTube) showing D. Hueberli presenting at the Grains Research Update Perth, Australia (24th – 25th February 2015).
- The science of soil health
Dr. Ray Weil, author of the 15th edition of “The Nature and Property of Soils,” wants farmers to consider the soil’s nutrient and water-holding capacity below the top 8-10 inches of soil. This video (also on YouTube) nicely visualizes what the root zone actually is.
- How do plant roots find the quickest way down?
A Video (also on Cornell) by the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Department of Physics, New York, United States, explains how: