from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of parasitic fungi of the class Sphæropsideæ, order Sphærioideæ, probably representing stages in the life-history of other forms.


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  • Other field diseases of sweet potatoes (and their causal organisms) are root rot (Phymatotrichopsis omnivora), mottle necrosis (Pythium spp.), phyllosticta leaf blight (Phyllosticta batatas), septoria leaf spot (Septoria bataticola) and white rust (Albugo ipomoeae-panduratae).

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