from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various pathogenic fungi of the genus Fusarium, chiefly inhabiting temperate climates and infecting both plants and animals. In humans, infection may cause inflammation of the cornea and external ear.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various fungi, of the genus Fusarium, that are pathogenic to plants and animals
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large genus of hyphomycetous fungi, having more or less effused sporodochia and bearing mostly spindle-shaped or sickle-shaped light or bright colored conidia on branched conidiophores.
The grain-withering fungus called fusarium head blight has cost state farmers billions of dollars in past years.
Head scab, formally known as fusarium head blight, develops when conditions are wet during a key stage of crop development called flowering, which occurs at different times in the spring depending on location.
The disease, called fusarium, thrives in the wet grass beneath the snow causing a condition known as 'snow mould' or 'pink patch'.
One of their biggest concerns is fusarium, which is showing up in the modern varieties, he said.
You will see it's a deadly toxin produced by varios fungi, such as fusarium, stachybotrys, trichoderma among others; and as stated above, there are many different mycotoxins, just as dangerous.
The agent that poisoned us is called trichothecene - a deadly agent of biowarfare - produced from molds such as fusarium, stachybotrys, among others.
Many of the modern tomatoes especially the hybrids have been specifically bred to increase disease resistance to verticillum wilt, fusarium, Grey leaf spot etc.
The company recalled its ReNu with MoistureLoc contact solution in 2006 because of links to fusarium keratitis, a rare fungal eye infection.
In a statement Monday, Bausch & Lomb said the company has sought to fairly compensate people directly affected in fusarium-related cases and has entered into more than 600 settlements.
Bausch & Lomb, which was bought by private-equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC in 2007, recalled its ReNu with MoistureLoc contact solution in 2006 because of links to fusarium keratitis, a rare fungal eye infection.
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