fusarium wilt

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Noun1.fusarium wilt - wilt caused by fungi of the genus Fusarium
wilt, wilt disease - any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots
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The idea is that the GMO banana will help solve the problem of the virulent Fusarium wilt tropical race 4 (TR4) that has infected plantations in Davao in the past several years.
Fall Armyworm (FAW), Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) also called Sheep and Goat Plague, and Banana Fusarium Wilt (FW) are rapidly-spreading, cross-border animal and plant pests and diseases that put the food security and livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers at risk; stymie the economic prospects of entire countries and regions; and have the potential to spread to new areas.
The variety entered into production in the late 1950s, after a previous variety grown for global export, the Gros Michel, was destroyed by the fungal disease Fusarium wilt - also known as Panama disease.
Fusarium wilt, also known as 'fusariosis' or 'sudden death', starts with branch yellowing and wilt, until the whole plant dries, as a consequence of root and collar rot (FISCHER et al.
Sabin Fatima, daughter of Mian Mohammad Ramzan, got degree in the subject of Agriculture (Plant Pathology) after approval of her thesis entitled 'Management of Fusarium Wilt in Tomato Using Non-Pathogenic Indigenous Pseudomonas Strains'.
In the 1990s, a new strain of the fungal disease Fusarium wilt appeared and is now a global threat to the banana, say geneticists.
failed to show a positive correlation with geographical origin (Gargouri, Bernier, Hajlaoui, & Marrakchi, 2003) performed genotyping with RAPD markers resolves pathotype diversity in the ascochyta blight and Fusarium wilt pathogens of chickpea in Pakistan.