Fungal parasites can either be saprophytic, that is feeding on dead or decaying organic matter or parasitic fungi that live on or within a host plant as an obligate or non-obligate parasite. There are treatments available to get rid of these plant diseases and save your plants or crops from destruction. These cookies do not store any personal information. The list on the right has links to other diseases which attack plants. However, parasitic diseases are caused by contagious pathogens. Plant diseases follow a certain cycle very similar to diseases found in people. ), . Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. google_color_border = "FACAAD"; They are transmitted from an infected plant through sap sucking plants. Below are some pictures of plants affected by diseases. google_alternate_ad_url = "http://www.downgardenservices.org.uk/google_adsense_script.htm"; They may be helpful or destructive to a plant depending on the species. Plant diseases are caused by several factors and occur in various forms such as; Aphids. google_ad_channel =""; Get in touch with us and we'll talk... As you have seen, there are 5 biological agents that cause plant diseases. //-->, Below are some pictures of plants affected by diseases. google_ad_height = 90; These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. google_ad_width = 728;