genus Beta


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Noun1.genus Beta - beetsgenus Beta - beets          
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
beet, Beta vulgaris, common beet - biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop
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The genus Beta comprises four sections --Beta or Vulgares, Corollinae, Nanae and Procumbentes--totaling 12 species.
It is a specie of the genus Beta coronavirus, originally termed novel coronavirus.1 As of June 2014, MERS-CoV cases have been reported in 22 countries mostly belonging to the Arabian peninsula.2,3 Virologist Dr.
ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE causes disease in sugar beet and other crops within the genus Beta. Although nematodes are serious pests of crops worldwide, they affect sugar beet production in comparatively localized growing regions.