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Definitions of Fusarium

  1. A mitosporic Hypocreales fungal genus, various species of which are important parasitic pathogens of plants and a variety of vertebrates. Teleomorphs include GIBBERELLA.
  2. A genus of fungi.

Usage examples for Fusarium

  1. A rotation of crops that will bring tomatoes on the land once in three years has been found in Florida to prevent loss from Fusarium wilt. – Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato by William Warner Tracy
  2. Fusarium wilt has not been found in fields and gardens in the northern states, but tomatoes in greenhouses there are sometimes attacked by it or a related Fusarium, which also occurs in England. – Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato by William Warner Tracy
  3. There are also differences in geographical distribution that are important, for while the Fusarium wilt occurs occasionally throughout the southern states, it is known to be of general commercial importance only in southern Florida and southern California. – Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato by William Warner Tracy
  4. The infection in the Fusarium wilt appears to come entirely from the soil. – Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato by William Warner Tracy
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