anthracnose


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anthracnose

[an′thrak‚nōs]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of plants caused by members of the Melanconiales and characterized by dark or black limited stem lesions.
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Genetic studies have concluded that the fungus (Discula destructiva Redlin) that causes dogwood anthracnose in North America was introduced, but scientists are not sure how.
Dogwood anthracnose is a fungal disease with potentially lethal consequences for two species of dogwood native to North America, Cornusfiorida and C.
If so, it could be a genetic switch that might be used to interrupt the communication between fungus and host plant, turning off the alfalfa anthracnose infection process.
Anthracnose resistance exhibited a significant family-mean correlation with tortoise beetle resistance (r = 0.
Characteristic symptoms of anthracnose stalk rot are narrow and longitudinal lesions that have a wet aspect and are brown to reddish in color, while old lesions are typically dark brown to black in color.
The effect of Pyraclostrobin 20% WG on anthracnose (Die back and Fruit rot) and yield of chilli are presented in Table 1 and Table 2 respectively.
Anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides is the most prevalent postharvest disease of papaya that results in major economic losses.
Anthracnose is a postharvest disease of banana Musa acuminata Colla caused by the fungus Colletotrichum musae Berk and Curtis.
The tree has been susceptible to a sycamore-specific illness - anthracnose - that would cause the leaves not to come out at all or to look brown and damaged and then, within a month, the tree would be flush again.
Common strawberry diseases that can affect yield and quality are mainly Botrytis and anthracnose.