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pythium

(ˈpɪθɪəm)
n
(Biology) a genus of parasitic oomycotes, most of which are plant parasites
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Noun1.pythium - any fungus of the genus Pythium
genus Pythium - destructive root-parasitic fungi
damping off fungus, Pythium debaryanum - fungus causing damping off disease in seedlings
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
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Transmission of Pythium aphanidermatum to greenhouse cucumber by the fungus gnat Bradysia impatiens (Diptera: Sciaridae).
The information on phytopathogenic Pythium and Phytophthora from Argentina is summarized by Palmucci et al.
Compost, compost extract and bacterial suppressive action on Pythium aphanidermatum in tomato.
Finally, organisms of uncertain classification, such as the common fungal-like aquatic organism Pythium insidiosum, may also be involved in eye infection.
Patogenia de Pythium aphanidermatum sobre plantas adultas de pepino en cultivo sin suelo: II Influencia de algunos factores del cultivo en la enfermedad.
Estos sintomas estan asociados a la presencia de Pythium splendens Brown, Fusarium solani (Mart.) Sacc, Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn y Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc.
Many types of microorganism present in compost amended container media function as biocontrol agents against disease caused by Phytophthora and Pythium spp.
It includes SDS and Corynespora root rot of soybeans, citrus variegated chlorosis (CVC), Fusarium wilt of cotton, Verticillium wilt of potato, take-all root, crown, and stem blight of cereals, Fusarium root and crown rot, Fusarium head blight, Pythium root rot, Goss' wilt of corn, and many more.
The bio-oil blocked the growth of the bacteria Streptomyces scabies and Clavibacter michiganensis and the fungus Pythium ultimum.