How to Manage Pests
Pests in Gardens and Landscapes
Black root rot of strawberries—Pythium and Cylindrocarpon spp.
Black root rot is caused by a combination of root injury and pathogen attack. Roots of affected plants
turn black and the plants slowly decline.
Black root rot can be distinguished from other root and crown diseases by lack of crown discoloration symptoms.
Preparing beds to provide good drainage and soil
solarization can help keep black root rot a minor problem.
roots on the right