Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of parasitic fungi, of the class Sphærioideæ, producing little pustules on plants.

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Examples

  • Oil seed rape, the crop which carpets much of Hertfordshire in yellow in the summer, suffers from a disease that affects yield known as phoma stem canker, predicted to spread as the climate warms with with more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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  • Autumn fungicide treatments for phoma had little impact on light leaf spot.

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  • As phoma took time to appear on small crops in the autumn, planned applications have not gone on because of the arrival of the poor weather.

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  • "Walking these crops after the snow went showed the urgent need to apply the phoma spray, as the small rape plants have not grown away and are at risk of phoma."

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  • A phoma spray has been applied, although Mr Barrett points out that there is very little disease in the crop to date.

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  • Oilseed rape has only low levels of phoma, but given the under-developed state of plants, a fungicide should be applied.

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  • The most forward crops have a good, even population and up to six leaves, phoma is coming in and they are receiving a fungicide.

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  • Slugs are obviously a great concern for the crop, but both downy mildew and phoma are other threats.

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  • Complications arise if any treatments are needed eg, for phoma.

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  • I hope this will not prove too costly in terms of phoma levels as the season progresses.

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