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Damping off
Pythium spp., Rhizoctonia solani, Fusarium spp., Aphanomyces cochlioides, and others

  • Seedling may tip over at soil line
  • Seed may rot in soil
  • Leaves and stem appear discolored, water soaked
  • Cobweb-like or cotton-like fungal growth on seedlings or potting mix
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