Phytophthora Root Rot Quick Facts

Management Tips

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  • Seed treatments can help protect against early season infections of Phytophthora for 2 to 3 weeks after planting and reduce the risk of a replant situation.
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  • Resistance genes (Rps genes)  can help protect against specific races of phytophthora throughout the entire season.
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  • Field tolerance is an important tool when there are multiple races of Phytophthora in a field. However, field tolerance does not become highly active until plants are approximately at the V1 to V3 growth stage. A seed treatment is needed to provide protection to the seedling stage.
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To learn more about impact on your crop and what symptoms to scout for, download the PDF below.