Rosellinia necatrix

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Rosellinia necatrix
Dematóphora necátrix [sic!], illustration #346 in M. Cilenšek: Naše škodljive rastline (1892)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Xylariomycetidae
Order: Xylariales
Family: Xylariaceae
Genus: Rosellinia
Species: R. necatrix
Binomial name
Rosellinia necatrix
Berl. ex Prill., (1904)

Dematophora necatrix R. Hartig, (1883)
Hypoxylon necatrix (Berl. ex Prill.) P.M.D. Martin, (1976)
Pleurographium necator (R. Hartig) Goid., (1935)

Rosellinia necatrix is a fungal plant pathogen infecting several hosts including apples, apricots, avocados, cassava, strawberries, pears, hop. citruses and Narcissus,[1] causing white root rot.

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  1. ^ Mantell, S.H.; Wheeler, B.E.J. (February 1973). "Rosellinia and white root rot of Narcissus in the Scilly Isles". Transactions of the British Mycological Society. 60 (1): 23–IN1. doi:10.1016/S0007-1536(73)80056-7. Retrieved 6 December 2014.