Trifolium subterraneum, Pythium, Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Western Australia
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Root rot of subterranean clover has occurred sporadically in the south west of Western Australia for a number of years.
In most seasons the disease has affected the clover paddocks of only a few farms, but in 1973 there was widespread pasture decline due to root rot in the South-West and south coastal districts.
At present the most promising approaches for minimising the effect of root rot appear to be the use of cultivation techniques and eventually the use of resistant varieties, or other pasture species.
MacNish, G C.; Barbetti, M. J.; Gillespie, D.; and Hawley, K.
"Root rot of subterranean clover in W.A,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 17:
1, Article 6.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol17/iss1/6