powdery mildew love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various fungi, especially of the family Erysiphaceae, that produce powdery conidia on the host surface.
  • n. A plant disease caused by any of these fungi.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a fungal disease of plants caused by an ascomycete of the order Erysiphales, characterized by a powdery white film on the surface of the affected plants. It is damaging to, e.g., roses and lilacs. Also, a fungus that causes such a disease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various fungi of the genus Erysiphe producing powdery conidia on the host surface

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