verticillium

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verticillium

(ˌvɜːtɪˈsɪlɪəm)
n
(Biology) a fungus in the Verticillium genus which normally affects plants or insects
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Noun1.verticillium - a fungus of the genus Verticillium
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 Verticillium - genus of imperfect fungi having conidia borne singly at the apex of whorled branchlets; cause wilt diseases
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2017), a group of UC, USDA and private sector researchers investigated the effectiveness of anaerobic soil disinfestation (ASD) in controlling pathogens, including the fungus Verticillium dahliae, the cause of verticillium wilt.
Australian growers would have become reliant on cotton varieties from other countries, which are not tailored to local conditions and do not provide tolerance to common problem cotton diseases found in Australia, such as Bacterial blight and Verticillium wilt.
2010) observed that applying bio-organic fertilizer effectively suppressed cotton verticillium wilt via improving fungal community structure in rhizospheric soils.
Originally released as 'Roma with resistance to fusarium wilt in 1956, breeders improved the variety in 1963 by adding resistance to verticillium wilt.
Knowing the most common diseases afflicting the okra plant is verticillium wilt, powdery mildew leaf spots and root-knot nematodes, I watched the plant on a daily basis, using no side dressings as fertilizer.
It targets the most destructive species of nematodes plus the highly-damaging plant diseases Fusarium root rot, damping off, southern blight and Verticillium wilt.
Among fungal diseases, Verticillium wilt of mango was first reported in Florida [23].
The V refers to verticillium wilt, F indicates resistance to fusarium wilt disease (FF or FFF to disease Races one, two, or three).
The scientists observed that in general, using mustard as a green manure reduced the incidence of powdery scab, common scab, and Verticillium wilt most consistently.
Cause Fusarium or verticillium wilt or root knot nematodes.
Pratylenchus penetrans is known to enhance the severity of Verticillium wilt of vegetables (Vrain, 1987).
Effect of cauliflower residue amendments and soil solarization on Verticillium wilt control in artichoke.