Aphanomyces cochlioides

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Aphanomyces cochlioides
Scientific classification
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Saprolegniales
Family: Leptolegniaceae
Genus: Aphanomyces
Species: A. cochlioides
Binomial name
Aphanomyces cochlioides
Drechsler, (1929)

Aphanomyces cochlioides is a plant pathogen that can affect commodity crops like spinach, Swiss chard, beets and related species. In spinach the pathogen is responsible for the black root "rot" that can damage plants.

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