Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: April 1, 2007
Publication Date: May 1, 2009
Citation: Hanson, L.E. 2009. Other Fusarium - Associated Problems. In: Harveson, R.M., Hanson, L.E., editors. Compendium of Beet Diseases and Pests. 2nd Edition. St. Paul, MN: APS Press. p.121-122. Interpretive Summary: In addition to Fusarium yellows and Fusarium root rot caused by Fusarium oxysporum, other Fusarium species can infect sugar beet, causing different types of symptoms. This chapter discusses some of what is known about these fungi and the symptoms they can cause.
Technical Abstract: In addition to Fusarium yellows and Fusarium root rot, caused by Fusarium oxysporum, other species of Fusarium can infect sugar beet and cause foliar yellowing, root rot, or other symptoms. The importance of many of these problems is not well understood. This chapter discusses some of what is known about different species that can affect sugar beet, their characteristics and epidemiology, and some of the management methods for the diseases caused by these pathogens. The potential for these pathogens to infect other types of beet also is not well understood.