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scurf

[skərf]
(medicine)
A branlike desquamation of the epidermis, especially from the scalp; dandruff.
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The present investigation on "Role of Organic amendments for the management of Black Scurf of Potato caused By Rhizoctonia solani (Kuhn)" was carried out Crop Research Center, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Modipuram, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.
Black scurf of potato caused by the fungus Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn is a common and commercially important disease of potato tubers found in all production areas of the world.
solani is the main cause of black scurf on potato tubers and also contributes to eyes germination inhibition, sprouts killing, stem, stolon and root damage (Hide et al.
Scurf is an old fashioned name for dandruff and modern advertisers prefer to extol the virtue of shampoos that get rid of it.
The quality of crops is generally acceptable, although scab flecking was reported as being widespread with degrees of black scurf and black dot being evident, the Potato Council said.
A thin scurf trying to keep the liquid from spilling out, but doing a poor job of it.
They noted that Brassica cover crops planted in the fall prior to spring potato planting reduced the incidence and severity of black scurf on tubers by 30 to 80 percent and reduced the incidence of common scab up to 50 percent.
Another powerful fungicidal seed treatment solution is EverGol , an important tool to combat black scurf in canola.
Scurf or sticky dandruff flakes do not come out in washing or carding.
Abstract: Rhizoctonia solani (Kuhn) is the causal pathogen of stem canker and black scurf disease on potato.
The term Psoriasis is derived from the Greek psora, meaning scurf, itch, rash.