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 (ôl′tər-nâr′ē-ə, ăl′-)
Any of various asexual fungi in the genus Alternaria, many of which cause blights and spots in plants.

[New Latin Alternāria, genus name, from Latin alternus, alternate; see alternate.]
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Spying of pathogenic potential of Alternaria alternata strains, its biological control and genetic characterization.
The in vitro antifungal activity of the fish scale hydrolyzates was tested against four pathogenic fungi including Acremonium, Pythium, Verticillium, and Alternaria.
Alternaria brown spot (ABS), induced by Alternaria alternata, is the principal fungal disease of tangerines and occurs in most citrus-producing countries.
However fungal diseases particularly early blight caused by Alternaria solani is most common and destructive one causing great reduction in the quantity and quality of fruit yield wherever tomato is grown (Tewari and Vishunavat 2012).
The fungal strains that were used in this study were Aspergillus nige (PTCC 5154), Fusarium solani (PTCC 5006) and Alternaria alternaria (PTCC 5297).
eg: fruit fly, hopper, anthracnose, alternaria, stem end rot etc).
epidermidis), Enterobacteriaceae (Escherichia coli), Pseudomonas, Streptococcus and nine genera of fungi, Alternaria, Mucor, Penicillium, Fusarium, Aspergillus (niger, flavus and fumigatus), Cladosporium, Trichosporon, Candida albicans and Rhizopus were isolated.
Other sources of pollen in Islamabad are eucalyptus, pines, cannabis, dandelions, the acacia shrub and alternaria, which is a kind of fungi.