Pellicularia filamentosa

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Noun1.Pellicularia filamentosa - fungus causing a disease in potatoes characterized by black scurfy spots on the tubers
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
genus Pellicularia, Pellicularia - genus of fungi having the hymenium in the form of a crust; some species formerly placed in form genus Rhizoctinia
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Soil-borne plant root disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG8 is prevalent in cereal farming systems worldwide, particularly in agricultural regions in Australia with Mediterranean type climate (MacNish and Neate 1996; Gupta et al.
The antifungal activity of the 15 new compounds were evaluated in vitro against five pathogenic fungi, including Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, Gibberella zeae, Rhizoctonia solani, Helminthosporium maydis and Botrytis cinerea.
vesicatoria, Fusarium sp., Pythium aphanidermatum, Rhizoctonia solani and Sclerotium rofsii were obtained from the Branch of Plant Pathology, Department of Plant Science and Agricultural Resources, Faculty of Agriculture, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.
Black scurf disease of potato caused by fungus (Rhizoctonia solani) is found in almost all potato growing areas of Pakistan and the fungus has the ability to survive even in harsh environmental conditions (Parvez et al., 2003; Allen et al., 2005).
In nature, some of Rhizoctonia solani isolates have considerable variability in the morphology, physiology and its aggressiveness (Sherwood, 1970; Mikhail et al., 2010; Fiers et al., 2011).
Zaccardelli, "Agricultural waste-based composts exhibiting suppressivity to diseases caused by the phytopathogenic soil-borne fungi Rhizoctonia solani and Sclerotinia minor," Applied Soil Ecology, vol.
The rice sheath blight caused by Rhizoctonia solani is one of the most destructive diseases of rice worldwide.