Gazania Diseases

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Gazania diseases.
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Gazania Diseases
DiseaseSymptomsPathogen/CauseManagement
Downy MildewDense white to grayish fungal growth develops on the undersides of leaves. This can be confused with powdery mildew and should be examined with a microscope.PlasmoparaDiscard infected plants. Apply a fungicide to the remaining plants.
Pythium Root RotPlants yellow, wilt, and die.PythiumPot in sterile media. Keep hose ends off the ground. Discard-infected plants.

Prepared by Gary W. Moorman, Professor of Plant Pathology