Pythium volutum

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Pythium volutum
Scientific classification
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Pythiales
Family: Pythiaceae
Genus: Pythium
Species: P. volutum
Binomial name
Pythium volutum
Vanterp. & Truscott, (1932)

Pythium volutum is a plant pathogen infecting wheat, barley, and turfgrass. It is known to be sensitive to some of the compounds typically present in selective media commonly used for isolating Pythium spp., so isolation may require alternative methods.

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