Pink Root Disease of Onion: Biology and Control
November 22, 2021
Pink root is one of the most significant diseases of onion in the Treasure Valley of Idaho and Oregon. Nearly one-quarter of susceptible onion losses are due to it. Learn what the symptoms are, what causes it and how it disseminates and various management strategies (including cultural practices and pesticide applications) to consider. The bulletin also details the latest yield-loss studies related to the disease conducted at the Parma Research and Extension Center.
Authors: James Woodhall, Mackade Murdock, Kyler Beck, Mike Thornton