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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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Verticillium wilt is also caused by a soil-borne fungus and can affect many different types of plants.
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It is resistant to seven pathogens: corky root rot, Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2 (but not 3), Fusarium crown and root rot, Verticillium wilt, nematodes and tomato mosaic virus.
(2010) observed that applying bio-organic fertilizer effectively suppressed cotton verticillium wilt via improving fungal community structure in rhizospheric soils.
The soil borne infection, Verticillium wilt, has been controlled by adding powdered crab shells to the soil at a concentration of 2%.16 Control of Fusarium oxysporum on peas, at a concentration of 0.3%, and celery was achieved by the addition of chitin to the soil.
Verticillium dahliae is a widely distributed vascular soil-borne pathogen that causes Verticillium wilt leading to losses of billions of dollars in crops every year.
(Vd) which is a broadly distributed vascular soil-borne pathogen that causes Verticillium wilt and it has a large host range, with over 300 plant species known to be susceptible to this fungal pathogen [16, 17].
Classic: In our reader survey, the top tomato of any type was dependable 'Roma VF.' Originally released as 'Roma with resistance to fusarium wilt in 1956, breeders improved the variety in 1963 by adding resistance to verticillium wilt. 'Roma VF' reliably produces lots of uniform, meaty fruits.
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.