Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of saprolegnious fungi, of the family Pythiaceæ, having more or less globose zoösporangia and conidia similar in size and shape. The oögonia are thick-walled. P. De Baryanum is a common species which attacks the seedlings of various plants and produces a disease sometimes called damping-off. See damp, 6.

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  • noun any fungus of the genus Pythium

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  • Currutaca: a pythium soft rot of Xanthosoma and Colocasia spp. in Puerto Rico.

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  • Control of diseases (for example, pythium and rhizoctonia fungi) and pests (such as Iygus bug).

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  • Most seed treatment combinations will contain at least one ingredient for pythium control and one for rhizoctonia.

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  • Mixes like RTU Baytan, Thiram perform similarly with Baytan controlling rhizoctonia and Thiram controlling pythium.

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  • Mixes like RTU Baytan, Thiram perform similarly with Baytan controlling rhizoctonia and Thiram controlling pythium.

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  • For example, the active ingredient in Ridomil and Apron is used to control pythium.

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  • Most seed treatment combinations will contain at least one ingredient for pythium control and one for rhizoctonia.

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  • Other products that control pythium include Allegiance and Dynasty, while Argent and NuFlow M are other treatments applied for rhizoctonia.

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  • For example, the active ingredient in Ridomil and Apron is used to control pythium.

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  • Fungal pathogens like rhyzoctonia and pythium reduce stand counts, seedling vigor, yields and profits.

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