from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of hyphomycetous fungi, having simple or slightly branched irregular flocci and multiseptate spores.
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The most important objectives are resistance to blast, helminthosporium (another fungus), striga (parasitic witchweed), lodging, stressful soil and moisture conditions, and grain that can be more easily dehulled and ground.
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