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Noun1.sclerotinia - any fungus of the genus Sclerotinia; some causing brown rot diseases in plants
genus Sclerotinia - large genus of ascomycetous fungi including various destructive plant pathogens
brown cup - a variety of sclerotinia
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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In addition to being an effective harvest weed seed control (HWSC) strategy, preliminary research suggests narrow windrow burning of canola stubble may also help growers manage the damaging fungal disease sclerotinia stem rot.
Control of lettuce drop disease caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum with metham-sodium soil treatment and foliar application of benomyl.
Many studies have suggested that crop density is related to sclerotinia stem rot incidence [19,18,17,14], but few have demonstrated this relationship in canola.
Before the duo's finding, only plant-disease-causing fungi like Sclerotinia sclerotiorum were reported to produce microsclerotia--not their insect-infecting brethren.
AxN-1-55 was released in 2005 as a mid group II maturity germplasm line for use as a parent because of its high level of resistance to Sclerotinia stem rot [caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary].
The first biological product Contans WG against sclerotinia rot was approved in Germany in 1997.
Turkington and Morrall, [21] tried to establish the relationship between plant density and sclerotinia stem rot, finding that disease was inconsistently related to their measures of canopy density.
Gulya and Seiler say their ultimate goal is to find new genes that can be incorporated into American sunflower hybrids to make them more resistant to fungi that cause diseases such as downy mildew, rust, and Sclerotinia stalk rot.
Skylla is partially resistant to Sclerotinia stem rot {also called white mold, caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary].
The majority of crop damage this past week was caused by excess moisture, strong winds, lodging and diseases such as fusarium head blight, sclerotinia and mould.
You can read about work that's helping protect beans, sunflowers, and other plants from one of their worst fungal pathogens, Sclerotinia. This microbe causes a serious disease known as "white mold."
These germplasms are available for use by the sunflower industry and public researchers to create hybrids, parental lines, or germplasms with improved Sclerotinia [caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary] head rot tolerance.