Gibberella fujikuroi

(redirected from Lisea fujikuroi)

Gibberella fujikuroi

[‚jib·ə‚rel·ə ‚fü·jē′kü‚roi]
(mycology)
A fungal pathogen that causes bakanae disease, a seed-borne disease of rice that is characterized by the growth of excessively long internodes, through its production of plant growth hormones called gibberellins.
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On the infection of rice by lisea fujikuroi sawada and gibberella saubinetii (mont.
The sexual stage of the fungus was described as Lisea fujikuroi by Sawada (1917) which was amended in 1931 to Gibberella fujikuroi by Ito and Kimura, who also identified the asexual stage as F.
Researches on bakanae disease of rice plant, on the infection of rice by Lisea fujikuroi Sawada and Gibberella saubinetii (Mont.