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 (zō′nāt′) also zo·nat·ed (-nā′tĭd)
Biology Having zones of a different color or texture, as rings or bands.


(ˈzəʊneɪt) or


marked with, divided into, or arranged in zones
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plano-convex, broadly umbonate, undulating surface, deep cinnamon to red-brown to dark brick, central disc darker, in mature specimens surface zonate, surface smooth, viscid, shiny, cap margin clearly white to cream with dentate processes, involute.
Out of 18 positive samples for dermatophytes, 9 samples revealed growth of zonate colonies with powdery center and floccose at periphery with ellipsoidal, starburst like colonies and color of medium changed from amber to red during colony growth.
Amongst those, zonate smooth were abundantly encountered during present investigations.
The Kriging method of geostatistics was used to interpolate, zonate, and forecast the probability of data correlation.
Tomato zonate spot virus (TZSV) is a new member of the genus Tospovirus and family Bunyaviridae, it was first reported in Yunnan province in China (Dong et al.
The symptoms of the disease on the leaves were appearing by brown, small, scattered spots on the leaves that gradually become round or irregular, brown to black lesions, concentrically zonate with a dark brown margin.
Basidiocarps are rubbery when fresh, resupinate, commonly lobed, dark brown to dark lilac, superior surface concentrically zonate, densely pilose, with few folds, inferior surface smooth, 3 -7 cm wide; cylindrical and solid; pilose zone with 120-560 [micro]m long, hyaline to yellow translucent hairs.
Diseases common in these evaluation were zonate leaf spot, caused by Gloeocercospora sorghi D.
Fruiting bodies: Sessile to effused-reflexed overlapping brackets, gray to grayish-brown to light brown, 1-5 cm across; upper surface villose to tomentose with stiff hairs, zonate, hairless between the zones; some green areas due to a coating of algae.
Zonate apical configuration has been reported occasionally in all three types of apical meristems.
Morphologically, this genus can be differentiated from Lactarius by complete absence of zonate and glutinose caps, includes all annulate species and may contain species with veils and velvety caps (Buyck et al.