Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various asexual fungi in the genus Alternaria, many of which cause blights and spots in plants.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of hyphomycetous fungi doubtfully distinct from Macrosporium.

Etymologies

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

[New Latin Alternāria, genus name, from Latin alternus, alternate; see alternate.]

Examples

  • A second application will be made within three weeks of the first fungicide to continue protection throughout flowering and to control later diseases such as alternaria and botrytis.

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  • So, if you get (alternaria) with southern winds for four or five days, you find yourself in a dead-end street.

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  • There is a fungi they call (alternaria) and when there is a cloudy day and there is a lot of fog in the morning, it grows extremely quickly.

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  • One of his concerns at present is alternaria (early blight) which is just starting to show in one or two crops of Markies, other susceptible varieties include Saturna, Hermes, Maris

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  • An early petal fall fungicide will also be required if disease control (sclerotinia or alternaria) is important and to help maintain healthy green leaf.

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  • Fungicides targeted at sclerotinia will also protect against alternaria, botrytis and late phoma.

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  • Winter oilseed rape has had its mid / late flowering fungicide for sclerotinia and this should also give some protection against alternaria.

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  • Even so, they should give some protection from alternaria.

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  • An early petal fall fungicide will also be required if disease control (sclerotinia or alternaria) is important and to help maintain healthy green leaf.

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  • Even so, they should give some protection from alternaria.

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