Soil borne fungi can be very importan on coffee plantations and in the nursery. One of the key measure to get vigorous plants in the field is the quality of the seedling and the site of planting. The great majority of the diseases on seedlings came from the nursery. Another source of pathogens is to plant in soil that has suffered clearing of forests. The soil's organic matter contains soil pathogens that attack coffee seedlings after planting. Sometimes plants can die. The main soil borne disease of coffee are: Rhizoctoniosis, Rosellinia root rot, Ceratocystis canker stain and Coffee Wilt Disease. For these reasons the main measures of integrated control is exclusion of the pathogen and avoidance.