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pythium

(ˈpɪθɪəm)
n
(Biology) a genus of parasitic oomycotes, most of which are plant parasites
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Noun1.pythium - any fungus of the genus Pythium
genus Pythium - destructive root-parasitic fungi
damping off fungus, Pythium debaryanum - fungus causing damping off disease in seedlings
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
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A serious outbreak of Pythium blight can occur when there are at least fourteen hours of relative humidity above 90 percent and it is hot.
The 30 progenies trace their maternal origin to the following sources: 15 trace to plants collected from a lawn of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology and adjacent areas of the Rutgers University Golf Course, Piscataway, NJ, in 1991; four to a plant collected from 4 Delaware Drive in East Brunswick, NJ; three to plant PR92-210; three to plants that survived severe flood damage and associated Pythium blight (caused by Pythium spp.
Pythium Blight on a Warm Season Athletic Field Overseeded With Perennial Ryegrass
The 30 progenies trace their maternal origins to the following sources: 15 to plants collected from the lawn of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology and adjacent areas of the Rutgers University Golf Course, Piscataway, NJ in 1991; four to a plant collected from 4 Delaware Drive in East Brunswick, NJ; three to plant PR92-210; three to a plant that survived severe flood damage and associated Pythium blight (caused by Pythium spp.
Fifty percent traces to plants selected for survival in a flooded field, which suffered severe Pythium blight disease (caused by Pythium spp.
Heavy stand losses were subsequently caused by severe Pythium blight [caused by Pythium aphanidermatum (Edson) Fitzp.
Heavy rains during July and August of 1990 flooded low areas of this turf trial and were followed by a severe epiphytotic of Pythium blight [caused by Pythium aphanidermatum (Edson) Fitzp.
Crowne is susceptible to Rhizoctonia solani (Kuhn), but resistant to Pythium blight (caused by Pythium aphanadermatum Edson), a common foliar turfgrass pathogen in the southern growing zones.
Palisades is moderately resistant to and recovers rapidly from Rhizoctonia solani (Kuhn) infection and is moderately resistant to Pythium blight (caused by Pythium aphanidermatum Edson).
Fraser, 1997; Morris and Shearman, 1998) and moderate resistance to pythium blight [caused by Pythium aphanidermatum (Edson) Fitzp.
Fosetyl-Al is primarily used for control of Pythium blight, caused by Pythium aphanidermatum (Edson) Fitzp.