Confirmation of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum as the causal agent of stem rot of stock in Korea

In Young Choi, Ju Hee Kim, Ju Kim, Kyung Sook Han, Victor Galea, Hyeon Dong Shin

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Typical symptoms of Sclerotinia stem rot were observed in commercial crops of stock in several districts in Korea during the 2012–2013 and 2013–2014 winters. Based on morphological characteristics and phylogenetic analysis of internal transcribed spacer sequences, the pathogen was identified as Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. This is the first report of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum infection of stock in Korea.

Original languageEnglish
Article number22
JournalAustralasian Plant Disease Notes
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jun 1

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This study was carried out with the support of the “Cooperative Research Program for Agricultural Science & Technology Development (Project No. PJ0124192016)”, Rural Development Administration, Republic of Korea.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2017, Australasian Plant Pathology Society Inc.


  • Matthiola incana
  • Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
  • Sclerotinia stem rot
  • Stock

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Plant Science


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