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Definition of Pythium Fruit Rot

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Definition as written by Joan:

Pythium fruit rot is caused by several fungus-like organism of the genus Pythium.

Pythium fruit rot symptoms begin as brownish, water-soaked lesions that quickly become large, watery, soft, and rotten. The rot generally begins on the parts of fruit in contact with the soil.

White cottony mycelium is apparent on rotten tissues, especially during humid weather.

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