Clubroot is one of the most destructive diseases of brassicas globally. Although it was detected in Australia as early as the 1890s, Plasmodiophora brassicae, the pathogen that produces clubroot, caused widespread loss during the 1980s and 1990s due to increasing brassica production and use of transplants.

Read this fact sheet to find out more about why clubroot is a problem, what to do about it, costs, as well as future directions for research.