What pathogen is responsible for post-harvest damage of many crops?

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Phytophthora brassicae is an economic and notorious oomycete pathogen. It has a narrow host range restricted to brassica plants such as Chinese cabbage (B. rapa subsp. pekinensis), Brussels sprouts (B. oleracea var. gemmifera) and rutabaga (B. napus var. napobrassica). P. brassicae is responsible for post-harvest damage that lowers the marketability of cabbage to around 90 % losses. P. brassicae is one of the few Phythophthora species that infect Arabidopsis plant both naturally and under laboratory...
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