verticillium


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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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En el resto de enfermedades poscosecha causadas por Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia, Rhizopus, Alternaria, Fusarium, Verticillium y Penicillium no se dieron diferencias significativas entre los tratamientos.
Solar Fire is resistant to races 1, 2, and 3 of Fusarium wilt as well as Verticillium wilt race 1 and gray leafspot.
The breeders are working miracles and already have tomatoes like Ferline, which is new for 2004 and is at least resistant to fusarium and verticillium wilt.
Two years ago, a team from the National Chemical Laboratory in Pune, India, reported that a fungus called Verticillium can be induced to fabricate silver nanoparticles within its cells when it's placed in a silver nitrate solution.
Many common weeds (lambs quarters, pigweed) and vegetables (tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant) harbor verticillium wilt, according to author Dorothy Hinshaw Patent.
Verticillium tenerum Ness + 25 Total number 27 24 4 1 Shannon-Weiner diversity index [+] 2.
cell walls by extracellular pectolytic enzymes produced by Verticillium albo atrum and Verticillium dahliae.
One symptom of a diseased vine is shiny black streaking in vascular vessels, such as occurs with Verticillium dahliae and Cylindrocarpon destructans.
The 1990 harvests varied, with yields ranging from slightly less than a bale to about a bale and a half (one bale is 480 pounds of lint) per acre, depending on whether a particular growing area had favorable weather conditions throughout the season or was affected by verticillium wilt that was reactivated by a cold snap in July.
Verticillium dahliae, a soilborne fungus that causes Verticillium wilt, first appeared in lettuce in 1995 in Watsonville.
Proper equipment sanitization especially removal of large clumps of soil from farm machinery, vehicles and tools is a key factor for preventing the spread of soil-borne insects like wheat midge, weed seeds, pathogens, and diseases like clubroot, verticillium wilt and soybean cyst nematode that can be carried in soil and spread to other fields.